Wappa meshi (わっぱ飯) is a Japanese dish cooked in special round containers (called wappa, which can be used as Bento boxes) made of thin wooden sheets. It is rice topped with other ingredients and is a specialty of the Niigata[1] or Fukushima Prefecture.[2]


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