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Experience the Fusion of Local Flavors and Ethical Choices Amidst Cute Penguin Walks

Nestled in the heart of the vibrant city of Asahikawa, Hokkaido Prefecture, Asahiyama Zoo has taken a significant leap forward in catering to diverse dietary preferences.

Visitors to the zoo can now savor the essence of local flavors through the newly introduced Muslim-friendly option, adding a delightful twist to their experience amidst the famed cute penguin walks!

Steamed Lamb Bun With Halal Lamb

Known for its charming penguin walk, Asahiyama Zoo has expanded its culinary offerings to accommodate those seeking Muslim-friendly choices.

The star of the show? A mouthwatering steamed lamb bun, using halal lamb and halal ingredients, is on sale starting on 13 January 2023.

Muslim-friendly steamed lamb bun

The bun weighs 150g initially but expands to a generous 170g after heating, ensuring a satisfying meal that provides ample energy for your zoo exploration.

Furthermore, the bun is crafted without chemical seasonings, white sugar, and eggs, offering a worry-free dining experience for those with allergies.

Muslim-friendly Steamed Lamb Bun using halal lamb

To make it even more accessible, these delectable treats can be found at the zoo premises – Asahiyama Zoo Club Main Gate Gift Shop and Bakery (B), conveniently situated right after the main gate entrance, and Asahiyama Zoo Club East Gate Gift Shop (E), located at the east gate.

Ikoino Hiroba Shop (main gate)

Ikoino Hiroba Shop (main gate)

Komorebi no Oka Shop (east gate)

Priced at 650 yen each, the Muslim-friendly steamed lamb bun promises a gastronomic adventure and reflects the commitment to inclusivity and ethical dining for Muslim visitors.

The key to the steamed bun experience lies in its freshness. Served hot and straight from the oven, visitors can relish the warmth and aroma of the buns, ensuring a delightful culinary journey that complements the captivating sights of the zoo.

For visitors adhering to halal dietary guidelines, the availability of halal steamed lamb buns provides a welcoming dining option, adding convenience and variety to their zoo experience.

Meanwhile, in the Kanto area, halal lamb steamed bun is available at the Black Tokyo Store in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture.

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