A delicious atelier in Hida Takayama
Curnontue opened for business in 1998 in Hida Takayama.
Captivating taste of matured meat
In the atelier which resembles a 17th century traditional smokehouse (chue), there are many pieces of meat, all golden brown, hanging from the ceiling. The room is filled with a delicious aroma, and it certainly stimulates the appetite. You can have a taste of the meat right on the spot. The meat that has been smoked for an extended period is rich in flavor, and Nakata enjoyed tasting the meat with a glass of wine.
The name ”Curnontue” is an imaginary word, combining ”Curnonsky” – a gourmand who spread the regional cuisines of France to the world, and ”chue”, which is the name of smokehouses in the Conte region where the owner studied smoking techniques. ”Chue” in French also has the meaning ”to have someone surrender”. There is humor in the name of the atelier as well, ” What’s wrong with making you surrender to delicious food?”
- 3154 Makigahora, Kiyomicho, Takayama City, Gifu Prefecture
- URL https://www.curnontue.jp/