Pork curry with egg from Japanese curry chain CoCo Ichibanya, which has just opened its first restaurant in India. Photo: Shutterstock Pork curry with egg from Japanese curry chain CoCo Ichibanya, which has just opened its first restaurant in India. Photo: Shutterstock
Pork curry with egg from Japanese curry chain CoCo Ichibanya, which has just opened its first restaurant in India. Photo: Shutterstock
Food and Drinks

Japanese vs Indian curry battle begins as CoCo Ichibanya opens first store in India, birthplace of the famous dish

  • Japanese chain has eschewed the pork and beef curries so popular in Japan, instead selling chicken, seafood and vegetable curries
  • The opening has triggered inevitable comparisons between Japanese and Indian curries, only likely to grow with more CoCo Ichibanya outlets planned

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Pork curry with egg from Japanese curry chain CoCo Ichibanya, which has just opened its first restaurant in India. Photo: Shutterstock Pork curry with egg from Japanese curry chain CoCo Ichibanya, which has just opened its first restaurant in India. Photo: Shutterstock
Pork curry with egg from Japanese curry chain CoCo Ichibanya, which has just opened its first restaurant in India. Photo: Shutterstock
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