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Iwaidoso is a restaurant which has a rural Japanese feel located in the country side. You can have “Kodaishoku”, modeled after the meals which were eaten in ancient palace in Nara, and “Asuka-nabe”, the local milk-based hot pot in winter. There are many rare foods such as “So”, said to be ancient cheese, and ancient rice! The restaurant is in a lodging facility, but you can drop by for just a meal. Since you can see “Tanada”, the rice field range extended in a shelf-shape, the view is also great at this restaurant. Think of ancient Japan far away as you enjoy the romantic dishes.
- Kokuei Asuka Rekishi Koen, 303 Iwaido, Asukamura, Takaichi-shi, Nara
- Contact No.
- 10-min walk from “Ishibutai” Bus Stop from Asuka Station on Kintetsu Line
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- Reservation required (call for reservation times)
- Official Website
- Time Required
- 30 minutes
- Other Information
- *Average Budget(for one person): Lunch 3,000-4,000 yenMenu: Manyo Asuka Hamori-gozen 3,600 yen, Asukanabe 3,600 yen (winter)
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Unique cuisine modeled after the ancient meal
“So”, origin of cheese made by boiling milk for several hours, and red rice and black rice, said to be imported in the Jomon period. You can taste the cuisine which is believed to have been eaten by people in Nara’s ancient palace. Red rice, also called “Kodai mai” (ancient rice), is a healthy ingredient which contains many vitamins and minerals.
The cuisine of ancient palace?! “Manyo Asuka Hamori-gozen”
“Manyo Asuka Hamori-gozen”(3,600 yen) modeled after the cuisine which were eaten by people in ancient palace of Asuka, Nara. This ancient cuisine is based on the artifacts excavated from the local ancient site. Romantic menus such as salt grilled Satsukimasu salmon, “So” and rice ball of black rice are filled with playfulness and imagination.
“Asukanabe”, traditional cuisine of Asuka, Nara in winter
Dairy products which were imported from China in the Asuka period when the capital was located in Asuka, Nara. “Asukanabe”, milk based hot pot (3,600 yen) was created there. They use the mixture of chicken soup stock and milk, and boil seasonal vegetables and chicken. Putting ginger which warms your body up before any other ingredients is their original way.