Eat the F@$#ing Meibutsu

Why you NEED to Try the Local Favorites

Donny Kimball
3 min readJul 5, 2017

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Kawagoe in Saitama Prefecture is known for its sweet potato meibutsu

It often seems almost every place in Japan is famous for SOMETHING. Over the years, regional cultural quirks have combined with geographical features to produce a surprisingly wide variety of local specialties. Though many outsiders often mistake Japan as homogeneous, the country is actually comprised of forty-seven prefectures that are spread across…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/