The “Delicious and Cute Okinawa Exhibition 2022” will be held at the Hankyu Umeda main store in Osaka from June 8 (Wed) to June 13 (Mon), 2022.
About 35 stores including Okinawan food & sundries
The “Delicious and Cute Okinawa Exhibition,” which will be held for the seventh time, is a popular event that brings together about 35 stores selling Okinawan food, fashion goods, art, and other items. Traditional Okinawan cuisine, sweets, and gorgeous sundries expressing the richness of nature will line the store shelves.
Okinawa soba & colorful vegetable tempura kakiage, etc.
The highlight of the menu is the Okinawa soba from “Mendokoro Teianda,” a favorite of locals in Naha City, Okinawa. You can enjoy the smooth texture of the homemade handmade noodles and the harmony of the light yet rich bonito-based soup stock. Also available to enjoy with Okinawa soba is “jushi,” rice cooked in the restaurant’s signature dashi broth.
In addition to the above, there are a variety of food items that evoke a warm Okinawan atmosphere, such as pork to-fu onigiri sandwiched with carrot shiririri from “Butaya Kurosho,” tempura kakiage with colorful vegetables from “Sawanoya,” and yushi dofu from “Yushigawa Foods. You will be able to enjoy the sunny mood of summer one step ahead of other visitors.
The “last Awamori” revived from a closed-down brewery
In addition, a precious “last awamori” from Chiyosen Brewery, a small awamori brewery in Miyakojima’s Karimata district that went out of business in 2018, will be revived and sold on a limited basis. A lecture on how to drink delicious awamori that accompanies one’s daily life will also be offered for a fee with advance reservations.
Awamori Soko” 3132Chiyoizumi distillery (43%, 500ml) 13,200 yen (limited edition of 100)
Sundries and art expressing nature, such as the sea and plants, are also available.
In addition, fashion and art depicting the sea, forests, flora and fauna will also be on display. Kijimuna,” a spirit that dwells in the banyan trees of Okinawa and is said to bring good luck, and Katsuyuki Yogi’s “Ryukyu Illustration,” which expresses the “richness of Okinawa’s life force” in colorful art, are among the sundries and artworks that combine tradition with new sensibilities. The sale will include sundry goods and art works that combine tradition with a new sensibility.
Delicious and Cute Okinawa Exhibition 2022
【Event Period】 June 8 (Wed) – 13 (Mon), 2022
【Location】 Hankyu Umeda Main Store, 9th floor
【Address】 8-7 Kakudacho, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka