November 2, 2016

Postcard from Hokkaido: Next-Level Ochazuke in Kushiro

by Florentyna Leow

I’ve had many a bowl of ochazuke in my life but never expected to be blown away by a rendition from a random little izakaya called Aburiya in Kushiro. Ochazuke, or “tea rice,” is usually as humble as its name sounds, but here it was taken to the next level. First, the rice ball was grilled […]