The Izushi-yaki which is famous for white porcelain, has about a 200-year-history. “Izushi Yaki” is made from “Kakitani Touseki” which is pure white, raw material. Delicate engraving which is made by a professional potter, is designated to this traditional handicraft of Japan.
Izushi Sara Soba has a long history. In 1706, Mr. Sengoku who was the domain lord, took the buckwheat noodle artisan from Ueda, Shinshu. This was the beginning of “Izushi Soba” There are about 50 soba restaurants in Izushi. They keep the tradition “fresh-ground, fresh-made, fresh-boiled”. The special feature is the presentation; served on the small Izushi-yaki. You can put green onions, eggs and grated mountain potato on it as seasonings. You will be a soba expert if you eat more than 15 dishes.