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Kuroishi Tsuyu Yakisoba: Stir-Fried Noodles with Soup?! Trying Aomori’s Popular Local Cuisine!

Aomori, Hirosaki And Hachinohe Ramen

There are many famous local stir-fried yakisoba noodles around the country, such as Shizuoka Prefecture’s Fujimiya Yakisoba and Akita Prefecture’s Yokote Yakisoba. Aomori Prefecture’s local cuisine called Kuroishi Tsuyu Yakisoba, or stir-fried noodles in soup, has been picked up the media in recent years. This time we visited popular restaurants in the place of origin, Kuroishi City, to learn how this unique soul food was created and the secret behind its charm.

Miyagi Zao Sumikawa Snow Park: Snowcat Skiing & Snowboarding in Japan's Backcountry

Other Surrounding Areas Of Miyagi Skiing & Snowboarding

In Miyagi Zao Sumikawa Snow Park at M’s GUIDE & SCHOOL, you can join in what are called the “Cat Tours” - one-way rides to the top of the mountain via a snowcat. On these popular Japan ski tours, you will ride a Snowcat - a truck-sized, fully tracked vehicle - to the top of Mt. Katta. From here you can choose between the Snowshoe Tour, where you can walk along the icy fields wearing snowshoes, or the Back Country Tour, where you travel using skis or snowboards (advanced reservations required). For both tours, you will be accompanied by a guide. Tours are seasonally available from late December to late March.

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