Ajinomoto to Open "Gyōza" Restaurant Mainly for Foreign Tourists (News)


Tokyo, Sept. 4 (Jiji Press)--Ajinomoto Frozen Foods Co. on Monday unveiled to the media a gyōza pot sticker restaurant set to open in Tokyo's posh Akasaka district on Thursday, hoping to get more visitors to Japan to enjoy the popular food.

The menu at the restaurant, "Gyoza It," run by the unit of food and seasoning maker Ajinomoto Co., will includes four types of gyōza cooked on a five-meter-wide iron plate.

The restaurant will offer new styles of gyōza, including those wrapped in perilla leaves and eaten with whole-grain mustard and truffle salt.

A planned event will feature foods similar to gyōza from across the world, such as Russia's piroshki.

The Tokyo-based company has hired staff from various countries. A total of 15 languages will be available at the restaurant.

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