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Okonomiyaki Flour

You can use regular flour, but it won't have the same flavor and texture that you will get with okonomiyaki flour. There are some substitutes listed here under "Alternative Batter Recipes"

Jul 03, 2014
phokonomiyaki in Austin

Okonomiyaki in the East Bay?

I've yet to see it on a regular menu anywhere in the East Bay, but there is a list of all the SF and SJ restaurants as well as home cooking instructions here - it's quite easy to make! Good luck.

Okonomiyaki [split thread]

Hi. Here is a great resource for recipes and information on okonomiyaki - - good luck.

Oct 24, 2012
phokonomiyaki in Home Cooking

Okonomiyaki at Saturday Ferry Building farmers market + any must-try vendors?

Hi Greyelf - The Vancouver listings at were updated yesterday to add a few that some Van food publishers discussed on Twitter over the weekend....if you know of any others, please email or post. Thanks!

Okonomiyaki at Saturday Ferry Building farmers market + any must-try vendors?

Hi. Namu is definitely Osaka style (or Kansai style). I don't believe there is anywhere in Bay Area that serves Hiroshima style, though it's pretty easy to make at home. Thanks for the tip on Sushi Masa, it's added to the list at I've had the Namu a couple of times, once it was decent, the other time not as good. It probably depends on the weather, the lineup, the taco orders, and the cook - maybe a bit inconsistent. My favorites are Mifune Don and Genki Ramen. Also, a bit out of the way, but the Majikku Ramen in Daly City was pretty well done. Have not tried the brand new Bushido Izakaya - has anyone?

439 Balboa Street, San Francisco, CA 94118

Genki Ramen
3944 Geary Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94118

Mifune Don Restaurant
22 Peace Plz Ste 560, San Francisco, CA 94115

Sushi Masa
5363 Camden Ave, San Jose, CA 95124

Okonomiyaki at Saturday Ferry Building farmers market + any must-try vendors?

There are 11 other restaurants in SF (and south) that serve Okonomiyaki, so if you want to try it sometime other than Thu/Sat at Ferry Building, you do have options - there is a list here as well as easy instructions to make at home.

okonomiyaki in seattle?

Has anyone tried Koji Osakaya? I know they serve it, but I've never been.

Feb 22, 2010
phokonomiyaki in Greater Seattle

Takoyaki in Seattle

Another place that has Okonomiyaki is Koji Osakaya on University

There is a list of Okonomiyaki restaurants at

Dec 05, 2009
phokonomiyaki in Greater Seattle

Are the Japanese really obsessed with mayonnaise?

Wow, I'm not sure if I could handle the mayo restaurant! But... it's definitely a necessity for Okonomiyaki, as mentioned above, and Kewpie is the way to go. If anyone is interested in learning more about making Okonomiyaki, check out for lots of info and recipes. Also, here's a photo of the Kewpie if anyone has not seen it on the shelves.

Dec 05, 2009
phokonomiyaki in General Topics

Favorite Cabbage ideas

Hi Jacey:
The recipe is at
You can make it the easy way or more involved and authentic.
Enjoy it!

Jul 23, 2009
phokonomiyaki in Home Cooking

Favorite Cabbage ideas

Yes, Okonomiyaki is the absolute best use of cabbage! If you are interested in how to make this amazing traditional Japanese dish, which really doesn't taste like cabbage at all, check out - they have lots of information and a variety of recipes.

Jul 18, 2009
phokonomiyaki in Home Cooking

Restaurants Serving Okonomiyaki?

There are a couple others listed at this site about okonomiyaki - it also shows how easy it is to make it at home.