The phrase "the regional pedigree chicken breed* of such and such a place" is overused, isn't it? Doesn't it make you unsure about which regional pedigree chicken breed is really tasty? Amakusadaiou - the regional pedigree chicken breed of Kamiamakusa - was even once used to make mizutaki (chicken and vegetables boiled in plain water) in Hakata. This is because it has both excellent taste and texture. Furthermore, it is almost double the size of a regular broiler, so it is very filling. It is an exquisite regional pedigree chicken breed that you can only find here. *A "regional pedigree chicken breed" is a region-specific variety of chicken in Japan and chicken raised with a special breeding method.
There are many restaurants where you can eat Amakusadaiou in Kamiamakusa. Therefore, please make sure to try it. It is a fresh meat. Accordingly, it is served in simple dishes you can enjoy such as tataki (seared chicken), oyakodon (chicken and egg on rice) and ishiyaki (chicken grilled on hot stones). You can enjoy ultimate regional pedigree chicken breed dishes with a difference because they are simple.
Moreover, various souvenirs of Amakusadaiou are available. They all come with simple seasoning like how they are eaten in Kamiamakusa. Why don't you buy a souvenir that will remind you of the taste of Kamiamakusa even in your home?!
You can buy various souvenirs at Michinoeki Kamiamakusa Sun Pearl, L'isola Terrace Amakusa and Aino Amakusa Mura.
Kamiamakusa supports the kitchens of the citizens in Kumamoto Prefecture with fish. This means you can savor fresh seafood here. Auctions in Kamiamakusa are held with the fish kept alive in fish preserves.
There are people who think that dashi* doesn't really change the flavor of dishes no matter how much you use! If you use the dashi of Kamiamakusa, you will definitely notice a difference.