An Omurice pop-up arrives in Brisbane in January


Calling all fans of Japanese street food, it’s time to tackle the viral sensation that is omurice. Whether you’ve seen it explode on Tik Tok or tried traditional omurice on the streets of Japan, this popular food is coming to Albert Lane in January thanks to Miki Terasaki and her iconic Omu Sydney food market stall. Harajuku Gyoza legends teamed up with Terasaki to bring the food stall to the north, so brush up on your chopstick skills for the meal that took up to a three-hour queue in the south.

If you’re new to omurice, prep your taste buds for a mix of sweet, savory, and egg treats straight from the streets of Japan, with what’s essentially an egg-wrapped fried rice burrito, sliced ​​to reveal a sticky egg scramble topped with gravy. Without giving you a full history lesson, omurice is a fusion of fried rice omelets that is believed to have been around since the early 1900s. However, this is only A few years ago, Kyoto-based Japanese chef “Kichi Kichi” took to Youtube with his iconic omurice dish to make the food a global sensation.

Hailing from Fukuoka, Miki Terasaki certainly does this dish justice as she is the mastermind behind the Sydney craze, starting her viral food stall Omu Sydney in December 2020. Quickly becoming a social media sensation, this tasty food stall definitely worth the wait. The pop-up is heading to Brisbane for a three-week run, which kicks off on Tuesday, January 4. You will find it at Albert Lane in Harajuku Gyoza from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. for lunch and from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. for dinner Tuesday through Thursday as well as on weekends.

The details

When: from Tuesday January 4 for three weeks

Where: Harajuku Gyoza, Brisbane CBD

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