Broad Island Shokudo’s Okonomiyaki Pop-Up Is Back

By Ben Tyers
21st Sep 2017


Hold onto your hats, because the world’s favourite savoury pancake is getting its own pop up in Northcote. Fumio Tanga—the Hiroshima-born okonomiyaki master—is bringing his craft to Melbourne for the second time this year.

Broad Island Shokudo—what this amazing pop-up called—is a collaboration between Tanga, Nick Murray, Tom Moore and Kyle Bush (of other ventures like Animals Dancing, Chuckle Park, Joey Smalls & Chuckle Deli), and will showcase authentic Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki with some natural wines and local DJs thrown in.

For the uninitiated okonomiyaki translates to “how you like” or “what you like”, and is made with an initial thin crepe then topped with meat, seafood or vegetables and finished with a mixture of layers of kimchi, dried anchovies, kelp, beni shoga ginger, cabbage and bean sprouts. Broad Island will also be putting together a vegetarian version as well.

To book, head here.

The Details

When: Friday September 22 - Sunday October 1
Where: 520 High Street, Northcote
For more information click here.

Image credit: Broad Island Shokudo 

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