Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Takko Garlic and Beef Festival

The main venue- Takko Town, the 229 Dome

Barbecue Grill Place

My hubby and me (at last I posted my photo LOL) , we are trying to cook fried rice too hahaha

The food- Takko beef with garlic, garlic sauce and vegetables

Japanese teenagers assigned to clean up the barbecue grills after use

Food Stall selling garlic and other vegetables

The Duck Jumper/bouncer (?) for kids

garlic gift basket :-)

Look at the t-shirt that the man was wearing, at first glance I thought it's "you tube" but actually it's "Yoku Tabe" LOL

The post's lamp is also shaped like garlic :-)

Goodbye Takko Town


Takko Garlic and Beef Festival

This festival was held last Oct 3 and 4, the 24th annual Galic and Beef Festival in Takko Town, an hour and a half drive from Misawa AB. We went Saturday, Oct 3rd and the day was pretty nice, sunny and bright :-) The main event of this festival is the yakiniku party or barbecue your own beef and vegetables with other people or with your friends.

We didn't buy the tickets from ITT's Misawa Air Base since they were sold out fast but still we decided to see the festival (and thinking that we can't participate in the barbecue) even by just watching the shows. Fortunately, we were able to buy the beef and vegetables in the festival. Good thing we didn't follow the advertisement from the base that according to their ads "you cannot participate in the barbecue party if you don't buy advance tickets (~$23/ticket) from the base's ITT". Well, we had fun barbecuing the beef with garlic and vegetables :-) withoout the advance tickets :-) and we paid only around 3000 yen (~$34) for 2 packages of beef and 1 pack of vegetables.

We arrived around 1pm already a little bit late but we found a lot of vacant barbecue grills. We didn't able to watch the shows but we were satisfied with the food we ate while listening to the band's performance (Sorry I don't know the name of the band we were so hungryyy that time LOL).

After the barbecue we went to different food stalls and checked what they were selling. I bought garlic and garlic sauce and my kids bought cotton candy, choco banana, tako yaki and churritos :-)

We didn't stay longer in the event after buying some stuff we headed to Miroku Falls.


Reena said...

katatapos ko lng magbreakfast pero nagutom ako sa photo mo. i like open cooking kasi. and japanese food pa! yummy!

Missy said...
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Missy said...

Reena- thanks for dropping by, yes beef barbecue's so yummy! :-P

sofj said...

Great post! I have been here myself a couple of times. I am not military. Wow! I love Aomori garlic, don't you?

Missy said...

sofj- yes I love Aomori garlic and I'm missing Japan now ;-)