A small island with gorgeous environs and an astonishingly productive history, Shodoshima is as worthy of interest as its neighboring art islands.
Udon stands shoulder to shoulder with ramen and soba to form the “big three” in the world of Japanese noodles and is the heftiest of the group. But not all udon is the same. Depending on the region, udon noodles can vary in thickness. Its taste can also vary due to regional differences in dashi soup stock.