The first ever Kansai food festival! “Hungry CIRCUS”

Mainichi Broadcasting System will hold “SMAREGI presents Hungry CIRCUS” at Tsurumi-ryokuchi Great Lawn (Tsurumi-ku, Osaka City) for 5 days from April 30 (Sat) to May 4 (Wed), 2022!

The real “good food” is in the community!

Two years have passed since the Corona disaster prevented me from enjoying leisure activities to my satisfaction. Although I can no longer travel or eat out as much as I would like, I have been able to enjoy take-out and eating out in the neighborhood through “home time,” which has given me the opportunity to learn that “there is good food around us. At this event, we were told that such “goodies” from the Kansai region that are close at hand were picked up and displayed at the stalls!

Three articles of the Kansai food festival: “No pretense, no decoration, and enjoy things as they are.

(1) If it’s good, it’s good. Brown rice, what’s wrong with food that doesn’t look good?
In today’s gourmet food scene, it is very important to “look good on social networking sites,” but at this event, taste is the most important thing! If it’s good, it’s all good!

(2) Gathering of restaurants based solely on real word-of-mouth reviews by locals, and enjoyment of authenticated gourmet food.
There are many ways and tools to research restaurants, such as SNS and word-of-mouth sites, but “the real proof of good taste is the voice of the community,” and this event will bring together the best restaurants in the community that cannot be found on the Internet! Celebrities, Instagrammers, and locals who eat delicious food gather here. There will also be stores that you don’t really want to know about!

(3) Lots of fun for children to enjoy until they are exhausted
On the day of the event, there will be a variety of workshops, soap bubbles, and other fun activities for children to enjoy! The vast lawn is safe for children to run around freely… and parents can relax and enjoy gourmet food while their children are playing like crazy!

Stage events to enhance “good” food

As a food festival created by MBS, it is not only a food festival but also an entertainment event. Various events such as music, talks, and dance will be held on the stage in the venue every day. Everyone from young children to adults can enjoy themselves while feasting on delicious gourmet food!

SumaRegi (Smart Cash Register), a mobile ordering system for Kansai people

The event introduced the “SMAREGI” mobile ordering system from the perspective of eliminating lines for ordering and preventing the transmission of the new coronavirus. With a smartphone, visitors can check each restaurant’s menu and make payment for their purchases. All you have to do is receive a notification of product completion and pick it up!” The food festival will take on a new form in the “with Corona era.



【Event Period】 Apr 30 (Sat) – May 4 (Wed, Holiday)
【Hour】 10:00 – 19:00
【Venue】 Hanahaku Memorial Park Tsurumi-ryokuchi Large lawn
【Address】 2-163 Ryokuchi-Koen, Tsurumi-ku, Osaka
【Admission Fee】 Free
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