Service: Very friendly although a bit shy!
Equipment: Great overall cleanliness
Strong points: Vegetarian menus. Healthy rice flour cakes.
Shizuoka City, and consequently Shizuoka Prefecture, is increasingly becoming a haven for people looking for both healthy and tasty food. Healthy food is not that easy to make attractive or appealing. Fortunately the immense wealth of local products makes it a little easier for such establishments as Locomani in Shizuoka City which serve only seasonal menus mainly made with local products and mostly vegetarian albeit extremely attractive even to an omnivore like me!
Their vegetarian menus in particular give a great part to so-called ethnic cuisines.
The other day I had the pleasure to discover a dish called “Betnam Fuu Ashian Raisu/Vietnamese-style Asian Rice”!
The whole concept is vegetarian, although the “soy bean meat” really looked, tasted and crunched like meat!
And absolutely yummy!
Locomani always serves their home-made sweet pickled vegetables!
Another constant feature is a tasty salad of raw and cooked local vegetables, mainly organic!
As for the rice you may order it plain, whole or a mixture of the two!
Topped with fried onions, absolutely delicious and so satisfying!
Looking forward to my next visit (it helps so much my body recovering from all that eating!)!
To be followed…
420-0839 Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Takajyo, 1-10-6
Closed every Wednesday and one Monday
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