Inari sushi that has been inherited from long ago
Toyokawa Inari Sushi
Inari sushi is said to have its origin in the beginning of 19th Century, when people made sushi by stuffing rice in the deep-fried tofu offered to the Oinari san. Inari sushi has been sold since long ago in Toyokawa, a temple city that flourished in front of Toyokawa Inari Shrine, one of the three greatest Inari Shrines of Japan, and the sushi has been enjoyed by the worshippers. Toyokawa inari sushi was created by a restaurants in Toyokawa city by mixing old traditions and new flavors. It is an old and new local delicacy of Toyokawa, which can be said as the holy ground of inari sushi. In 2009, a volunteer group was born to liven up Toyokawa city with inari sushi. They made 17th of every month as the day of inari sushi, and hold inari sushi festivals every year.