An enjoyment of going around Miyako is eating sushi, you can feel the true taste of seafood such as ‘Uni (the sea urchin eggs)’ and ‘Ikura (the salmon roe preserved with salt or soy－sauce)’ and so forth. We recommend the sushi shops of the reasonable prices and using local seafood mainly.
※The key words for tourists from other countries
～don ・・・It is an abbreviation of donburi and means ‘a bowl of something delicious with hot rice.
～teshoku・・・It is a kind of set meal and usually each eating shop has its own special set meal
～chirashi ・・・It is a style of sushi, and each sushi shop has normal style and its own style of chirashi. The word chirashi is an abbreviation of chirashi－zushi. The word zushi means sushi.
osusume ・・・It means a recommendable dishes or goods of the shop, so it is worth trying.
honjitsuno ・・・Japanese word ‘本日の’ means ‘today’s’ and ‘fresh’. Japanese ‘日本’ means Japan and ‘本日’ means ‘fresh’ … mmm…, what a mysterious language Japanese is!