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Kanazawa's local specialties, known collectively as Kaga Ryori, consist of seafood, such as tiny shrimp and winter crabs, as well as freshwater fish, duck, and mountain vegetables. Popular in winter is jibuni, a duck-and-vegetable stew.

All directions are from Kanazawa Station.

Around Kanazawa Station -- Forus, a shopping center located next to Kanazawa Station (look for Aeon on its facade), has a slew of restaurants on its sixth floor, including Mori Mori Sushi and Budoonoki, as well as those serving noodles, tonkatsu, and Indian and Korean fare. Most are open daily from 11am to 11pm.

Katamachi -- Radiating from Katamachi Shopping Street and Saigawa Odori (called Chuo Dori by the locals) is an area full of restaurants and drinking establishments.

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