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Ep. 03

Aired: October 2, 2015


Episode 3: DONBURI (Rice Bowl)

Japanese DONBURI

Japanese DONBURI, which rice bowls that include various toppings, is an inexpensive, simple, and well-loved fast food! In this episode, we'll find out what DONBURI means to the Japanese people by visiting famous shops, from a historic "UNA (eel) DON" restaurant to one of Japan's most famous GYU (beef) DON chain restaurants. Also, we'll check out the recent international hit recipe, the Curry Rice DONBURI!

Changing Things Up: The New Generation of DONBURI!

Originally created as an inexpensive, simple dish, you can now find high-class DONBURI that features luxurious toppings such as foie gras and truffles, as well as super-sized DONBURI and even dessert DONBURI! And in the studio, a live performance of a musical group that uses actual rice bowls as intruments!

Japanese Folk Stories: The DONBURI Treasure

Every episode we bring you a classic Japanese folk story. This time, please enjoy "The DONBURI Treasure".


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