Ask the locals one dish you must try when visiting Lake Kawaguchiko and Mount Fuji and the chances are they’d tell you Hoto Noodles.
It is a regional dish that originated from Yamanashi prefecture and said to be widely popularised after the World War II. Essentially a noodle dish with vegetables and chicken or pork, Hoto Noodles is a comforting one-dish meal that has won the hearts of both young and old.
The unadulterated comfort of a piping hot bowl of Hoto Noodles will complete your experience in Laka Kawaguchiko, Japan. Here’s everything you need to know about the iconic dish.