cafe & restaurantfood

Onigiri Cafes: Japanese Comfort Food on the Go

Also known as omusubi, onigiri are made by shaping rice into balls or triangles. Many Japanese love them because they’re cheap, simple, satisfying, and great for packed lunches. You’ll find a wide range of onigiri fillings and flavors, from traditional to modern.

During cherry blossom season, onigiri are a popular snack to take to hanami (flower-viewing) picnics. Why not do as the locals do and buy some onigiri on your way to a park? The following onigiri cafes both have menus in English and takeout options.

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