Headline news for December 27, 2023

From udon chain Marugame Seimen, new menu items using snow crab, “ Kanidama Ankake Udon ” and “ Kanimeshi ” will be available from January 3rd (Wednesday) to January 15th (Monday), 2024.・Available in limited quantities. 'Kanidama Ankake Udon' is made with flavorful ground snow crab meat and fluffy egg sauce, and you can enjoy the rich sweetness and umami flavor. It is accompanied by 'New Year's Udon'. In addition, 'Kanimeshi' is a gomoku chirashi with ingredients such as carrots and lotus root topped with colorful tamago and loosened snow crab meat. It is also recommended to pair with simple udon such as ``kake udon.'' 'Kanidama Ankake Udon' is 890 yen including tax for regular size, 1030 yen including tax for large size, 1170 yen including tax for special size, and ``Kanimeshi'' is 500 yen including tax.

The first udon of the new year is Marugame Seimen's auspicious 'new year udon.' No matter where you eat it, it's crab, crab, crab! ``Kanidama-ankake udon'' and ``Kanimeshi'' made with snow crab
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◆IT/gadgets (net/software/hardware/mobile)
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◆Anime/Games/Manga (Subculture)
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