Kobe beef


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Kobe beef

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(Cookery) a grade of beef from cattle raised in Kobe, Japan, which is extremely tender and full-flavoured as a result of the cattle being massaged with sake and fed a special diet including large quantities of beer. Also called: Wagyu
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Kobe beef is what many come here for, and you can find it served a variety of ways throughout the city, at street food stalls and specialty restaurants like Ishidaya.
As he educated some of the attendees who were uninitiated about the differences among Japan's premium beef, Haneda explained that the meat is sourced from a kind of cattle called Wagyu, loosely translated as 'Japanese cattle.' (Kobe beef is comprised of a highly prized strain of Wagyu, which are raised to strict standards in the prefecture of Hyogo.
Be sure to take in the striking curves of its modern, portside architecture before sampling its most famous export, Kobe beef. Tenderly massaged, this impeccably marbled delicacy is recognised as among the best meat in the world.
While I can't vouch for this restaurant personally, I was told that Kobe A-1 is a good restaurant specializing in Kobe beef. For shopping, Umie Mosaic boasts one of the two branches of Asoko, a 500-yen-or-less store chockfull of kawaii and Sanrio merchandise.
The starters section includes the Taste of Kobe section, which basically takes Japanese Kobe Beef and puts a global spin on it.
From Osaka airport, Kyoto is only 75 minutes by train and the International Port City Kobe from where the famous Kobe Beef is derived, can be reached in just over an hour by limousine bus from KIX airport.
It's 1.5-pounds of Kobe beef topped with a choice of a half-pound of cheese or a full pound of fries.
Ranchers who bought into the Akaushi cattle originally had a dedicated sales outlet interested in specific breeds from overseas because they wanted Kobe beef, which is marketed for rich marbling and a special diet.
The extensive menu includes rich seafood, fusion, international and European dishes with alternatives like Kobe beef and veal carpaccio.
In the UAE, prices of Kobe beef varies between Dh1,000 to Dh2,000 but it averages around Dh1,700.
Middle East Fuji LLC is participating at this year's SIAL Middle East Exhibition to showcase its Kobe beef offering.
Unique to Ford's Garage is the depth of its burger options, with choices including USDA Black Angus beef, American Kobe beef, open range bison, sushi-grade Ahi Tuna steak, or a grilled Portobello mushroom.