Tourists visit Japan’s Kappabashi street to get good kitchen tools

Sep 20, 2019

Tokyo (Japan), Sep 19 (ANI): The giant chef's head on the roof of the building is a landmark of “Kappa bashi” town in Tokyo. “Kappabashi” street is lined up with specialty shops containing products such as tableware and kitchen tools and much more. This is a food model of Japanese noodle called "Soba”. Food models are displayed in restaurants with similar food. Shops specialized in making food models are holding activity classes for visitors. Using a colored wax-like substance, students make models of Japanese fried food “Tempura” and lettuce. In addition to shopping, food models lesson are now a famous tourist attraction of “Kappabashi”. This store selling cooking equipment has a history of over 100 years. Many professional cooks visit this store for buying kitchen knives for various uses. Beautiful and delicate Japanese cuisine “Washoku” is made using various kinds of kitchen knives. Many foreign tourists visit “Kappabashi” for finding Japanese-image tableware, and kitchen tools such as plates and chopsticks. And here they are able to get many professional cooking tools to support “Washoku” with delicate cooking skills.