This coming Friday is a day of the Ox! Typically in Japan on this Midsummer Day we treat ourselves with the grilled delicacy — Grilled Eel.

Eel, is typically prepared with sweet soy sauce and grilled, this is enjoyed on set days following from an old custom which is that eating the dish on the midsummer Day of the Ox helps in coping with the heat. The Day of the Ox occurs several times a year, and during midsummer this year it falls on Friday with another occurrence on August 2nd.

Try our traditional Japanese dish Grilled Eel at Atariya Shops and Sushi Bar Atariya for the midsummer day of the ox.