Dining And Shopping
Fermented from soybeans, miso is a traditional, staple food unique to Japan and an indispensable ingredient in Japanese cuisine. Hatcho Miso, deriving its name from a village with the same name in close proximity to Okazaki Castle, is a pure soya bean miso. It is proudly produced to this day using traditional methods at two distilleries, representing Okazaki's history and culture.
In and around the vicinity of Okazaki Park, visitors are spoilt with a wide array of specialty food stalls and restaurants that serve a variety of cuisine containing prized Okazaki miso. Be sure to try some on a stroll around town.
Okazaki Park is recommended as the place to buy a wide selection of gifts including gourmet miso and many other popular snacks, which will surely bring back fond memories of your time in Okazaki.