Japanese Breakfast Lunch & Dinner in Kagawa Japan | Hidden Gems


what’s up everybody I’m Shinichi I’m sorry today we are here in Kagawa Prefecture Kagawa Prefecture is a smallest Prefecture in Japan but it has tons of things to do and of course lots of delicious food on this video we’re gonna be eating a lot of good food as we always do plus we’re gonna show you guys some of our favourite spots here in this charming city [Music] the first place we are at is a place called lead feeding garden leading garden has more than 400 years of history includes six ponds and thirteen hills and it’s amidst a backdrop of beautiful mountain I’ve read about it I’ve seen photos of this Guardian and it’s even been featured in the Michelin Guide book you know they rated it 3 stars as a must-see place [Music] hi guys it is breakfast time and we are here inside the visiting garden in one of the tea houses and what’s wonderful about this place is that you can eat this breakfast while gazing out at the beautiful scenery outside of the two leading gardens it’s just spectacular I’m so looking forward to this check it out let’s look at it together okay so well reveal what’s underneath this clock check it out what’s underneath here oh that looks like some nice simmered vegetables on this side you see some grilled salmon some shishito peppers um that is a broad bean simmered in soy sauce a tomato you got some cheetahmen Jackal which is like small sardines with probably sliced shishito as well you got your pickled vegetables and of course the main course you have your Oh Caillou which is the rice girl this is very very different though it’s very special made with white rice and it’s a cooked in this tea it’s a special kind of fermented tea and you also see some pieces of sweet potatoes Dona Tomas it has a tea flavor and it’s not to just team it’s different because implemented the flavor but not it’s so strong nice primarily to pepper and saltiness sweetness of rice and potato sweetness perfectly matches and this is a very beautiful on the very room so colorful I directly have this pumpkin episode that’s you forever so well mhmmm and check it out some nicely sized sweet potatoes and there’s a lot of them in here mmm wait is this sweet potatoes but I think this is like potatoes like regular potatoes I don’t think it’s sweet potatoes I think these are regular white potatoes the grilled salmon is one of my favorite things to eat in the morning especially with a Japanese breakfast beautiful color hmm nice and fresh really good flavor so we finished a brick lasted shall we eat some snack in town so we just had a lovely breakfast and I personally enjoyed walking through the gardens I really loved that garden me too it’s always been a dream of mine to go there we’re walking along this street this is a medic I’m a mighty short thin guy okay yeah I can never remember that name but it’s one of the main shopping streets here in Kagawa and as you see there are olive trees and the reason why is because there is an island yeah a lot of people like to visit and that island has a lot of olive trees there they actually make olive oil and stuff like that one of the most popular things to do here in Kagawa this hot satoshi is something to cool me off okay right dear look it’s a gelato shop gelato Mart should we get some gelato yes it’s long [Music] I got the double with the pistachio and the Wissam Bo Hwa’s hambone is a local brown sugar that they use to make confectionery so that’s what I got and I also got the pistachio we just see no extra charge but it’s okay because everything’s made here from scratch it’s very milky it’s like fresh milk with a tinge of brown sugar but I hear that what someone is a very subtle sophisticated type of brown sugar let’s try the pistachio yeah this is supposed to be super good that pistachio is like eating pistachio in frozen form oh my gosh it’s sweet but you still get that roasted pistachio flavor delicious mine is a strawberry tomato and lemon and this green one is celery pineapple and green apple is it amazing this crema won’t first praise in the Italian contest so I wanna eat with tomato tomato strawberry and tomato one like you mas mmm it’s nice strawberry flavor acaba is also famous Bob strawberry it’s so sweet and flavorful have a tomato tomato Reba is nuts awesome it doesn’t disturb just add up the desire to taste them this is dessert not too visible don’t worry celery and pineapple [Music] silly hmm I can taste them three distinctive flavors but the celery flavor is not too strong it’s good pants pineapple celery and green apple once again pineapple green apple sounds like a good combination but celery whoa whoa whoa I’ve never had a gelato quite like this at first I was like whoa I might not I might not like it but you know what it is so different that it’s so good it’s like you no wonder they want an award at least they should win it for uniqueness because this flavor combination is like it’s not subtle at all it’s like right in your face you still get that green apple you still get that pineapple but you also get that bang of celery it’s that’s a pretty amazing combination if you ask me that gel out of place was pretty amazing it really was not even joking I the pistachio was by far my favorite it was so rich and flavorful what about you the ciliary one the celery whatever you want yeah it’s amazing it really was I gotta say that’s my second favorite I never think I would choose a celery gelato over everything else but it was really good I want to come back just to try the other flavors right so delicious we are about to head to lunch I know you’re thinking can you guys still eat actually we have a ways to go we have to drive into the mountainside so uh yeah at the one normal one hour one hour right okay so let’s drive it let’s drive [Music] [Music] so this is our lunch Kagawa yes the dome is a most popular thing so today we came here mishima you dome it’s located in 110 side of Kagawa Iran this shop is rice pale and mountains and this shop is we don’t factory B we are eating decide on the we don’t factor in the menu there are only two items ‘m large or small hot or cold that’s it so we ordered called the small boards and as a topping we can choose two egg green onion and soy sauce put green onion for soy sauce and crack one egg it’s raw egg I’ll a blue egg and mix mix mix very well so direct mouse mmm-hmm the texture of this you don’t so treat Oh the iconic thing of Cargill atom is this chewiness combined with soy sauce and a crema very well it’s like eating like a TGK tamago kake Gohan as you can see one of the highlights of this place is eating your bowl of dongs in front of this rice field so I decided I’m gonna stand here because that special seed that overlooks the rice field is taken so yep diagnosed diagnosed [Music] extremely smooth noodles it’s actually not as um chewy as I thought it was going to be but it’s um perfect you know like even my mother couldn’t eat this cuz my mother you know she doesn’t really like it too chewy I’m eating mine which simply um a little bit of soy sauce green onions a little bit chili pepper no egg in mine it’s delicious guys and by the way this place like so she says they do not make a broth at all which is why they only have the soy sauce because this is simply a noodle factory but this is one good bowl of noodles I gotta tell you and once again eating udon here is what makes this place so special so we came here kotohira should I’m aka Campinas sama and we are standing at the entrance of the shopping street lead that leads to the – right right you know I think most shopping streets that lead to like a shrine or temple they usually have you know shops and restaurants and you know lots of street food today we’re here because we want to sample some snacks and maybe some local treats here sounds it to you yep [Music] so we got some soft-serve guys and this is what some boom flavor what sample is that that brown sugar the local brown sugar that they have you know what I got it I got it eat it cause it’s already melting and as you can see there is these little bubbles around and it’s oh my god okay whoa-ho oh my god that’s delicious the outside is like you know these beads the inside is like Airy and it’s just a thin crust of sugar on the outside these are apparently things that they give for weddings and celebrations and they put this around this wissam bow and soft serve very very nice it’s like slightly sweet candy on top of brown sugar ice cream very rich and good and you know cool cooling on a hot day like today oh this shop name is ass coconut ring and this this candy is called wait there they are stop for waiting it’s so careful Thank You Alison Wow just saw the soft oh stop it has a gentle flavor gentle sweetness mmm I like this and this texture of lady Wow inside ears inside is air and in my mask it’s whatever say Cecotto and disappeared it’s interesting run away we found something else at yogi yokocho can we ah yeah just just a few stores down from where we were we got something else we can tango which translates to watermelon rice cake on sticks and they look so funky and bizarre the same that I’ve never seen them that is really like freaka yeah what not metal watermelon yeah and you know if you guys know what dango is it looks like a dangle right usually dango has three round rice balls on a skewer like this one but this one looks like three tiny watermelons mmm crunchy oh goodness mmm whoa that hit me like three times first of all the outside is like crunchy I’m chocolate tastes like watermelon essence buy-in is like the flavor was watermelon huh more than anything else and then the inside is red good aloma aroma came watermelon aroma this is pretty amazing what a week isn’t it great I like super impressed with this this makes me laugh because it’s so unique and so good bangle badge on over Papa see kebab yeah watermelon come here yeah in front of us there are there’s hundreds of stuff on this we’re actually gonna go up 750 something steps something like that and that’s not even all the way to the summit but that’s how we’re headed to on this scorching hot day ready let’s time out here is 105 steps but in front of me it’s like a war is war here I can see the gate over the shrine maybe this is halfway or these stairs I thought here’s about halfway but it’s not it’s one-third still we have to grab 491 steps from here we can rest for a while it’s flat about ah we made it we made 700 is something something and you know Jeff weii it’s not all the way to the top you when I get to the top it’s like 300 or 400 steps more it’s over a thousand steps although summit we don’t need to go up there do we but it’s good it’s good we had a good climb we’ve got a good exercise because we’re gonna be eating a lot of food today yes yes but this is a beautiful shrine beautiful shrine is this Ryan but is the guardian of the mud in traffic safety oh I see like so for all the people who come on ships and stuff like that maybe something like that here is the observatory and you can see a small mountain looks like Mount Fuji it’s called asana kikuchi-san Aki is all the name of a koala and the shape looks like a Mount Fuji so it is called Sankey Fuji it’s the one iconic mountain around here we have very cute a snack you sure did pick this shape it’s a triangle shape this shape means Oh cute what is it what I say you English Oh cute I really don’t know but it’s those things that you you put on your body like the sore spots and you like it’s hot and it’s supposed to alleviate pains and aches in certain parts your body I don’t know what it’s a nurse my mother uses it all the time and this shop is called Ishita yeah this shop used to be in and at a time this shop over to their customer or queue Oh interesting well this comes in a pack of three of course they have other sizes well got a small pack and this was haha 225 225 yen okay all right and so let’s give it a try is it good oh I love this I I like this kind of um traditional Japanese sweets this one particularly it’s not that sweet the inside is a mixture of white bean paste and egg yolk only which is very very unusual to be honest if you knew Joe that’s unusual you know you usually don’t have them egg yolk in a white bean paste we turn s this outside what much shall I say that cake but the cake part of course and the bunch apart and this um egg yolk well blended it’s not a key not a you know you don’t taste the egg at all basically it’s really well-balanced not too sweet and delicious we are back in town at Maracana short and guy or a shopping street to have a dinner where this place thought bubble gamer and to try put honey cheeky body which is chicken on the bone this is a Kagawa specialty so this is something we have to try before we leave Kagawa the first thing we have is the chicken gaza and these gyoza dumplings are smaller than usual very very crispy on one side and they serve it with the gyoza sauce as well as usual for shop which is a citrusy peppery taste so let’s try this docume hmm that is good actually this is small but it packs a punch super super flavorful time because you’re using chicken instead of pork it’s a lot lighter and not as I’m not as um heavy I guess it’s kind of like if you can imagine that okay next we have Sonic I’ll show you mommy which is another Kagawa delicacy we don’t have this in Tokyo these are broad beans that have been simmered in soy sauce and these are tempura so this is tempura broadbean show you mommy it is delicious this goes so well with beer oh this is delicious I think I have the biomass of a package of these before we leave Kagawa one more thing we saw the specialty is nori cabbagey beautiful one minute remains in sleep beautiful soup sprinkle some parsley other basil I love you your cabeza la cabeza very good very good meet Reba the pepper device is stronger than the regular Lorca bhaji pogreba really good next one this is sweet our meal it’s solid ski touring chicken on the bone chicken on the bone there are two types one is parrot a dark about another one it’s a baby one what child one and we ordered boss so this one is a child one chicken skin part is really crispy Haruto it’s really crispy they’re using spices and God especially garlic not easy garlic flavor and also the so juicy this one this one is a parents I had parents meat is firmer than baby one divinatory the parents on meat is firmer than baby mom what flavor is it well concentrated for me generally they become he’s better because it is so tender mg I do we do apologize for the very noisy atmosphere we are in an izakaya which is Japanese pub and everybody is really having a good time here okay I cut two slices here I believe that you’re supposed to dip the chicken inside this oil that they use because all the spices and the seasons are inside this oil for the young chicken oh oh she said The Outsider crispy is juicy so much flavor has a little bit of spice little bit of get that oil don’t you have to dip it in the oil because this oil is where all the flavor lies so this is the parent I’m not sure if this is the mother or the father we just call this the adult chicken shall we let’s try this one definitely it’s tougher then the younger chicken what I feel like the flavor is more intense there’s a more chicken flavor a deeper flavor okay so we order some rice balls too because that’s what our friend told us to do so I’m gonna dip the rice ball into that oil then the chickens been cooked it dipped my rice balls in there and apparently I suppose tastes really good like this there we go [Music] it tastes like it tastes like garlic rice you know like garlic fried rice because they use garlic to fry the chicken and other spices as well so all that all that delicious spice goes into the oil that’s that I just dipped in it with my rice ball is so delicious seriously good and that my friends is how you eat Thai Gamez local chicken on level okay Satoshi so we have come to the end our eating Day extravaganza specialties yes I gotta say that Kagawa has some pretty darn good food I think so too I am in love with it with the noodles I think you have the best udon noodles in the entire country me too and I actually think me too me too me too and I actually think that you you you you should come to Kagawa just to eat udon noodle me like seriously like I will come back just to eat the noodles did you have any favorite we had a lot of food today I can’t decide to everybody’s stuff every stuff was so good what remain in my brain maybe because we just had it he’s a chicken chicken the last one chicken in the bone the parent chicken parents galas my favorite it was so flavorful probably the most flavorful chicken I’ve had in my entire life well thank you so much for coming along with us we hope you enjoyed this video if you did please give it a thumbs up and if you are new to our channel and you enjoy putting travel videos like this one we would love it if you 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  1. I'm curious about those strange flavours of ice creams but when you got the rice balls after the chicken my first thought was ''Dip it in the chicken oil Shinichi!!!'' And low and behold you did love it ๐Ÿ˜‚

  2. have you guys ever thought about doing a collaboration with Simon and Martina who live in kichijoji?!!๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜

  3. Hola chicos cรณmo estรกis saludos quรฉ paisajes mรกs bonitos y la comida Rica Rica Ricaaaaa โœŒ๐Ÿ˜€โœŒ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ desdรฉ luego hescojeis siempre lugares preciosos lo mismo quรฉ la comida ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ

  4. I loved this video! It was the perfect mix of gorgeous nature, exercise, and trying local specialities. Kagawa prefecture is so beautiful–I wish I were strolling in Ritsurin Garden right now. And all the food looked delicious. Thank you for the lovely day! โค โค โค
    (BTW, do you know if the horse is used in some sort of celebration or ritual? I was surprised to see him there. And also surprised that he was a stallion and not a gelding!)

  5. I just saw you on the Asian Boss episode. I've watched you for a LONG TIME but I had no idea what you and Satoshi had been through! Thank you for sharing that with us. It was very raw, emotional, real and just eye opening. If any of you haven't seen it, please watch it โ™ก

  6. ใŠ็ธ้ฅ…้ ญใฏใฒใ‚ˆใ“ใฟใŸใ„ใชๆ„Ÿใ˜ใ‹ใช๏ผŸ๐Ÿฅ

  7. Celery is underrated. i make smoothies with fruit and celery it's so sweet and good. or apple ginger celery green juice

  8. ใ™ใ„ใ‹ๅ›ฃๅญใ€้ฃŸในใฆใฟใŸใ„๏ผ๏ผ๏ผ ่ฆ‹ใŸ็›ฎใ‚‚ใ‹ใ‚ใ„ใ„ใ€‚

  9. Celery gelato ? ๐Ÿคญ๐Ÿฅบ omg I hate celery haha I could not try that. The gelato is so creamy though, wow. Love these vid4os ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

  10. I doubt I'm ever going to have a chance to visit Kagawa, so I really, really appreciate these travel videos you guys do. Now I have to track down some yuzukoshล to try, though.

  11. very nice video. I learned to have a big bowl of food in front of me now so when I watch your videos we are eating together and I don't get crazy hungry …lol… Yours and Emmy's videos always get me hungry and before you know it I'm breaking out the ramen …lol… Kudos to your videos and trip looks great.. thx…Yum…..

  12. celery gelato sounds interesting! 750 steps-whoa! there goes all your junk food calories….go eat something unhealthy(deep fried!) after guys! Thanks for showing us the beautiful shrine ๐Ÿ™‚

  13. Wow, that one restaurant was super noisy – lol. You're both more patient than me, I'd have gone elsewhere. Food must be really good.

  14. This time im watchin ur vid while havin a nice english breakfast, so i drooled less seeing u have urs ๐Ÿ˜„ I like the bean cake – tasty but not too sweet. And ๐Ÿ‘ to you both for conquering the steps in the hot weather; i'd have melted half way thru..especially with all the reminders on where u are on the long climb…๐Ÿ˜†

  15. The clip at the udon noodle factory reminded my of this scene from the movie "Udon" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chYjt3Ww6SA . The way the okyu sweet looks and how Shinichi describes okyu, I think it might might moxa. I am not sure if the word moxa comes from English, but that is what I know it as.

  16. Very Interesting and tempts my taste-buds.
    It's a tad frustrating because I can barely understand one of the hosts.
    Keep up your good job !!!

  17. ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’š Gorgeous sceneries, delish food & wonderful couple! Keep up with the great content guys! Take care & cheers ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’š

  18. Another wonderful video, guys. Satoshi, you must have a very sensitive and educated pallet. The way you describe what you are eating and the flavours and sensations you experience, is almost like being there with you! I too saw you both on Asian Boss a while ago. You are a credit to your community for being so open and I hope that you were a help to many. Bravo!

  19. Thank you for taking a picture together at this time. I'm glad you enjoyed the trip. Please come to eat udon again๐Ÿ’•

  20. Thank you for sharing…I always look forward seeing your vlogs. ๐Ÿค—
    Delicious ๐Ÿ˜‹ Don't know where to begin!๐Ÿค” ๐Ÿฅข๐Ÿœ๐Ÿก๐Ÿ—๐ŸฅŸ๐Ÿฆโค

  21. The Watermelon on stick sweetie and the chicken looked the best for me โ˜บ๏ธ
    Keep up the good work fellas! Love your videos.

  22. wow I never tried Japanese congee before and it looks delicious in this video. I tried mixed congee with some salty Marmite or Miso paste before and is really good. Fermented tea must be quite interesting idea.

  23. ๆœ้ฃŸใฎใŠ็ฒฅใŒใจใฃใฆใ‚‚็พŽๅ‘ณใ—ใใ†๏ผใŠ็ธใฎใŠ้ฅ…้ ญใฏใ€Œใฒใ‚ˆๅญใ€ใซไผผใฆใ„ใพใ™ใญใ€‚
    ๅ‰ๅ›žใฎใ†ใฉใ‚“ๅ‹•็”ปใ‚‚็พŽๅ‘ณใ—ใใ†ใงใ—ใŸใŒไป–ใฎ้ฃŸไบ‹ใ‚‚ใฟใ‚“ใช็พŽๅ‘ณใ—ใใ†ใ€‚้ฆ™ๅท่กŒใใŸใ„ๆฐ—ๆŒใกใŒๅผทใใชใ‚Šใพใ—ใŸใ€‚
    ้ซ˜็Ÿฅใ‚‚ๅพณๅณถใ‚‚ๆ„›ๅช›ใ‚‚้ญ…ๅŠ›็š„ใงๅ››ๅ›ฝๆ—…่กŒใ—ใŸใ„ใงใ™๏ฝžใ€‚

  24. I loved this video and the food made salivate for chicken and everything else you ate. The scenery was so beautiful. Once again thank you for taking me along with venture to kagawa. You guys have a wonderful day!

  25. I prefer Udon to ramen it's a more comforting filling noodle …the ice cream looked amazing .. loved the video

  26. the ice cream looked so good around 13:00 but i didnt hear a word you said over that cute dog in the background

  27. This was SO entertaining. I felt like I was right there with you trying all those delicious foods and treats. I really enjoy these videos, showing all aspects of your traveling and food experience. Please keep making more of these. You can definitely feel the culture, both in the city and the countryside. Love you guys!

  28. I spent two days in Kagawa prefecture (Naoshima and Teshima) two years ago and I still can't believe how good the udon was! I can't wait to go back!

  29. The breakfast looks amazing, but I skip the okayu. I hate rice gruel (or any kind of poridge really). But the view of the gardens is stunning. What an unusually gelato flavours (0.0) hahaha the new trick to let children eat veggies. The second shopping street, the one to the temple looks so charming. With all the stairs it reminded me a bit of parts of Enoshima near Kamakura. My daughter is begging to go there just for the soft serve and teh broad beans. It's one of her favourite vegs.

    Isn't okyu a kind of incense you burn on your body?

  30. Wow, what a wonderful garden, simply magical to have breakfast surrounded by that view! The town is pretty nice too, so much different from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. The view from the Shrine was absolutely breathtaking!
    Arigatou gozaimasu โค

  31. I don't know why you both don't weugh 200 lbs. since you seem to eat all the time….But you also WALK a lot!… Enjoy.

  32. Your videos just keep getting better and better guys ๐Ÿ™‚ Just a small note that those of us who watch with subtitles…the subtitles are usually on the bottom and sometimes they cover the names of the places. I usually just end up moving the subtitles to a different part of the screen, but it's something to think about.

  33. Thanks for doing this video! A quick question – would Kagawa be a good place to plan a day trip if you are based in Osaka..? Is is close enough to do this..?

  34. You boys once again proved that in order to stay healthy and slim, you don't need to starve yourself. With Japanese food, no starvation, but also no obesity! Beans and vegetables and noodles and chicken and ice cream… doesn't sound like a diet to me. Just climb a few mountains, every now and then!

  35. I am slowly learning Japanese – can you help by converting words from Japanese to English. For example "mountain" Thank you –

  36. ็”Ÿๅตใ‹ใ‘ใ‚ฆใƒ‰ใƒณใฏ่ฆ‹ใŸไบบ็š†ใ€ใฉใ‚“ใชๅๅฟœใชใ‚“ใงใ—ใ‚‡ใ†ใ‹ใญ๏ฝž๐Ÿ˜

    ๆ—ฅๆœฌใฎ้คŠ้ถใฏๅฑ้™บใŒใชใ„ใฃใฆ็Ÿฅใฃใฆใ‚‚ใ‚‰ใ„ใŸใ„ใชใ

  37. I love your videos! I really appreciate how you describe the flavour and textures of what you are eating! Please keep on making these amazing videos!

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