#518: Wanko Soba (category: soba)
Wanko Soba is a specialty in Iwate Prefecture. Generally, it is served with a small bowl. When a customer finishes eating it, the next bowl is served. It repeats until the customer's belly is full.
The word "wanko" indicates the small bowl. Wanko Soba is regarded as one of three major types of soba in Japan, along with Togakushi Soba in Nagano Prefecture and Izumo Soba in Shimane Prefecture.
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