How they make pancakes in Osaka
A marriage of a pancake and an omelet is a beautiful thing — two breakfast favorites grilled to juiciness and served piping hot.
In Japan, they call this delicious hybrid okonomiyaki, the “scrambled” version of which originated from Osaka. It is prepared like a pancake and served with okonomiyaki sauce, seaweed flakes, bonito flakes, Japanese mayo, and pickled ginger.
One of the original okonomiyaki restaurants in Osaka, Chibo Okonomiyaki, is now in Manila at S Maison in the newly opened Conrad Hotel. Okonomiyaki shops abound in Osaka, but Chibo is one of the oldest, dating back to 1973. They pride themselves on delivering the same original okonomiyaki taste consistently across all its branches around the world. Even visitors from Japan looking for something to eat that reminds them of home say that Chibo Okonomiyaki in Manila is up to their standards.
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