Hiroshima Prefecture, Onomichi City. Setouchi is known for its treasure trove of ingredients to which many chefs have devoted themselves. Meat, herbs, salt, the area hosts a cornucopia of delights. The charm of the luxury hotel Bellavista Spa and Marina Onomichi is its food, second only to its beautiful vista overlooking the Seto Inland Sea. Chef Tomoya Fujii is the head chef at Erretegia, the hotel restaurant. He has experience working in Spain’s Basque Country and is known as a master who brings out the taste of each ingredient. Watch and discover the appeal of Onomichi’s local ingredients and the dishes that bring the best flavors to them.
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