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Your mind will say, “How beautiful,” but your stomach will say, “Let’s eat!”

Okonomiyaki and teppanyaki are classic examples of Japanese cuisine that travelers look forward to eating when they visit. While okonomiyaki is literally an “as you like it” savory pancake, teppanyaki is whatever you like grilled to perfection on a flat grill. They’re both delicious dishes that vary slightly from restaurant to restaurant, allowing each chef to put their own personal spin on it.

Now a new establishment is gaining a ton of attention as it appears to be serving okonomiyaki, but it’s like nothing we’ve seen before.

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▼ As opposed to having the veggies all mixed in, they’re placed deliciously on top.

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▼ It’s too perfect.

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▼ The egg is magnificent.

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This classy new restaurant in Osaka is called Umami Teppan Kingyo. The vegetables come directly from individual farmers while the meats come from a butcher with over 100 years of service. If you think their (r)evolutionary okonomiyaki looks good, take a look at some of their other popular dishes.

▼ Teppan Steak!

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▼ Tosaaka Beef on a salt plate

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▼ Beautiful cuts of meat along with beautiful plating

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▼ Even the raw food is mouth-watering.

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▼ The freshest ingredients make for great food.

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All of the dishes look like works of art with large, bright pieces of food that appear to be bursting with flavor. This definitely seems like a fun place to try out a bold, new style of okonomiyaki as well as some tasty grilled fare. If you are in the area, make sure you bring an empty stomach, because if the food tastes half as good as it looks, you are never going to want to stop eating.

Restaurant information
Umami Teppan Kingyo / うまみTeppan金魚
Address: Osaka-shi, Kita-ku, Dojima 1-3-20, Sakaguchi Building 1st Floor
大阪市北区堂島1-3-20 阪口ビル1F
Open 6 p.m.-3 a.m.
Closed Sundays and holidays

Source: Entabe
Images: Guru Navi