Crunchy and crispy lotus root (renkon in Japanese) offers a range of health benefits, improving digestion and blood pressure while being rich in nutrients. It is an important part of Japanese food culture and is used in dishes ranging from renkon chips to pickles, stir-fry to tempura. During this dining experience, you will have lunch at Hasu no Mi (蓮根の里 はすの実), a restaurant that specializes in lotus root and offers a variety of lotus root dishes. It is regularly patronized by with local customers who keep coming back for the delicious taste, fresh ingredients, and gorgeous presentation.
After a delicious lotus root lunch, you will visit Mizutani Brewery, a historical sake brewery that was established at the end of the Edo Period. During the sake brewery tour, you will hear all about the brewing process, learning how just rice, water, and koji can be transformed into Japan’s national beverage. Then, you will have a sake tasting at the brewery. Enjoy local Nagoya sake as you train your palate and learn to appreciate different types of Japanese sake, one of the prides of Japan!
Transportation fees in between the restaurant and brewery
Lunch at a restaurant specializing in lotus root dishes
Sake brewery tour at Mizutani Brewery
Transportation to the meeting point
Meeting Point and Meeting Time
10 am at Nagoya Station in front of the golden clock
Please arrive on time