Eating

The food scene here is incredibly dynamic, as many young creatives and community groups have come together to open hip and wholesome establishments to jump-start local economies.

A few savvy chefs in Rikuzen-takata have created Hota-waka Go-zen, a 12-dish degustation menu of local produce, laid out on tiered wooden trays and served at a handful of venues along the coast. Check out www.rikuzentakata-hotatewakame.com.