Kobe is the area in which this beef is produced, Wagyu is the breed of cattle that is used to create the worlds most succulent meat in the world.
There is a fair bit of mystery surrounding Wagyu meat and 3 urban legends seem to be shared constantly on the web and in books
- Wagyu cows are given beer to influence appetite
- Wagyu cows are massaged daily (sometimes with sake)
- Wagyu cows are played classical music as a relaxation technique
Whatever the actual technique, these cows certainly live like kings and to eat this meat everyday, you will certainly start feeling like one too.
So if you want to try authentic wagyu beef, come to Kobe as you won't find meat like this anywhere else.