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January 7 is National Tempura Day and lucky for Belmont and San Carlos, the dish can be found at several restaurants in these mid-Peninsula cities.
The dish, first served in the 16th century was introduced to the Japanese by Portuguese Jesuit missionaries. Tempura ingredients include prawns, sweet potato, various mushrooms and vegetables.
Here are a few Belmont and San Carlos restaurants that offer tempura:
- Sushi Kuu
- Monster Sushi
- Sushi Lover
- Shiki Bistro
- Aya Sushi
Where's the best tempura in Belmont and San Carlos? Tell us in the comments below and review your favorite restaurant here.