Kin-Cho(金城町), the Taco Rice Town

Kin-cho Town has delcared itself as the official “Taco Rice Town.”

Taco rice, symbolic of Okinawa’s champuru culture, was created in 1984 at Parlor Senri, just outside of Camp Hansen. Popular among American Marines and locals, taco rice became part of Okiawan cuisine. In November 2010, Kincho received the Guinness World Records for making the world’s largest taco rice, weighing 746kg.

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