Long history and best beef Sugimoto


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The person who lives in Aichi prefecture or Tokai area should know long-established restaurant kitchen Sugimoto.

I try my lunch there for the first time in my life even though I have lived here for a long.

What they treat for the meat is one of the best beef in Japan Matsusaka beef (the other 2 are Kobe beef and Yonezawa beef), Japanese beef which is original for this restaurant Sugimoto beef & pork, and Nagoya cochin (brand chicken in Nagoya).

All meat our branded so the price was pretty expensive.


Tokai area famous restaurant kitchen Sugimoto

Sugimoto is a shop operating from Meiji 33 (1900) with there concept to become the number 1 beef in Japan.

It has such a long history, so I decided by my strong prejudice that it should be delicious.

Kitchen Sugimoto

Many times I passed in front of the restaurant and made my eyes to stop and look. But every time I finally didn’t try this restaurant kitchen Sugimoto.

During lunch time luckily it was not crowded which made me to decide to eat here.

I wanted to eat the steak but when I saw the menu I changed my mind and ordered beef Hitsumabushi.

What is “hitsumabushi” ??

The basic style is that the person who eats the rice in a bowl, etc., puts it on a another bowl and eats it.

Normally have condiments and spice you can use if you want.

But you should use the Japanese soup so called “dashi”.

Sugimoto beef hitsumabushi

The beef was juicy but also felt some sweetness. Recently because of I’m getting old, I don’t like the oily part of meat so this meat was good for me to eat and also delicious.

It was my first time eating beef Hitsumabushi but I really satisfied. Normally Hitsumabushi is for eal (unagi).

But if unagi I consider eating Unajyu.

In Malaysia you can go to a restaurant that uses Japanese ugagi by importing you may check by the below link.

Malaysia info #16 (Japanese traditional cuisine Unajyu “Makato”)

Narita in Japan is also a famous place for unagi to eat. There are so many unagi restaurants which make you surfer which restaurant to go.

Narita wandering trip#2 The famous restaurant to choose for “unagi”

The price was 2,480 yen (25 USD). If you want to order a soup set you can add 250 yen (2.5 USD) if you want to add more rice just add 50 yen (50 cents).

The price was cheaper than I expected so I felt the benefit of eating here.

Restaurant Info

This time I went to the Toki premium outlet which is in Gifu prefecture.

You can see the menu in the below link but only in Japanese.


This restaurant didn’t have Matsusaki beef so maybe it is different from other kitchen Sugimoto.

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