Gurinderu Restaurant: Traditional Soba in Nagano, Japan
Located in the mountains of Nagano is a famous restaurant known for its handmade Soba noodles. On the way to Norikura Kogen, stop by at Gurinderu Restaurant to have lunch. Here, try the famous dishes of Nagano – soba noodles! Gurinderu is only open 4 hours a day and they only make limited amounts of their handmade noodles. Try their Kamo Nanban (¥1480), a buckwheat hot noodle served with duck meat. Another must-try is the Zaru Soba, a cold noodle served with homemade dipping sauce.
Kamo Nanban at Gurinderu Restaurant
Zaru Soba (buckwheat cold noodle served in bamboo tray with dipping sauce)
GO! NAGANO (Nagano Prefecture Official Tourism Guide)
*This story first appeared in Philippine Primer magazine April 2017 issue.