Along with enjoying local gastronomy at the area’s best ryokans and restaurants, coming to Kaga will give you the opportunity to discover some of its most emblematic ingredients, renowned dishes, and high-class sakes. As you might want to learn about how products are being grown and manufactured, a few producers and reputed artisans of Kaga gladly welcome you to answer your questions, show you how they work, and share their secrets. To satisfy even more your curiosity, some facilities have very delightful cooking related ateliers and workshops for you to try out your skill at making popular items such as traditional confections and noodles.
A nice place to discover the colorful and incredibly diverse art of traditional Japanese confections in Yamanaka Onsen.
Yamaboushi is a popular restaurant set in a traditional house in Yamanaka Onsen. In this authentic environment, you are welcome to experience the whole process of making popular buckwheat soba noodles, from preparing the dough, rolling, and cutting the fresh noodles, to boiling and enjoying them for lunch.
Founded in 1819, this sake brewery has been producing high-grade artisanal sakes from the area’s reputed fine rice and clear waters. Its top quality sake “Kiss of Fire” was served at occasions such as Nobel Prize night party and a New Year party at Louis Vuitton.
A famous sake brewery and shop established in Yamanaka Onsen in 1772. Several of its top-rated sakes, such as the “Shishi no Sato”, are made from the medicinal waters welling out of a temple spring, at the foot of the neighboring mountains.
All year round, visitors are invited to enjoy picking seasonal fruits such as strawberries, grapes, and apples in this 83 ㎡orchard.