Japan Okonomiyaki Kincsán

Japan Okonomiyaki Kincsán is a teeny-tiny takeout restaurant specializing in, you guessed it, okonomiyaki, a Japanese savory pancake. Okonomiyaki is a street food made from grilled cabbage, eggs, and a host of other ingredients packed into a wheat-flour-based batter. As in Japan, they prepare your order on the electric griddle right before you.

The modern version, which reflects the preparation popular in Hiroshima, layers pieces of pork neck, ramen noodles, soy bean sprouts, and comes blanketed in a tangy brown sauce (€5). Instead of layering, the classic version (“Kansai“) mixes all ingredients together and also includes yam and a lattice-patterned mayo topping. A vegetarian option with tofu is also available. They’re all crunchy, doughy, and very delicious. Whichever you pick, be sure to order it with bonito flakes (you'll need to opt-in for this extra topping as the default version in fish-averse Hungary comes without it).

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