Takoyaki are a street food, first made in Osaka in the 1930s and now popular throughout Japan. They are round dumplings, made on a special cast-iron pan, filled with diced octopus (tako) and green onion.
Osaka – Long Read

Kitchen of Japan

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Osaka – Long Read Kitchen of Japan

Hello Osaka, second only to Tokyo in its futuristic urban landscape as a symbol of Japan's energy and economic might. However, the city's real wealth lies in the warmth of its people, their humor and energy, and its well-deserved reputation as the kitchen of Japan.

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