Fugu (blowfish) with ume somen (plum noodles) and sudachi citrus at Shichihenge, an izakaya restaurant in Shimonoseki, Japan. Photo: Susan Jung

Shimonoseki food trip: Japanese city famous for fugu – pufferfish – is a growing pull for foodies

  • Shimonoseki’s blossoming restaurant scene has a lot to offer, with one chef in particular trying to elevate it to food-tourism levels
  • The city is best known for its fugu, a potentially deadly blowfish, which is delicious with a bit of chilli paste, some garlic chives and ponzu sauce
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Fugu (blowfish) with ume somen (plum noodles) and sudachi citrus at Shichihenge, an izakaya restaurant in Shimonoseki, Japan. Photo: Susan Jung
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