Close  
  • share this

LOOK: Japanese student selling rice omelette catches online fame

/ 08:14 AM June 28, 2017

A Japanese student is making waves on social media after netizens discovered him selling rice omelette (omurice in Japanese) in various locations in Metro Manila.

ADVERTISEMENT

Known as “Kuya Omurice” on his Facebook page, Kuya Sawa, who is currently taking up a socio-political degree in his country, peddles his rice delicacies and announces the time and location on the social networking site. Carrying a food bucket, he usually peddles his wares at North Avenue MRT Station and along Aurora Boulevard, Cubao.

Sawa’s popularity soared when netizen Diane Adolfo described her experience meeting him and tasting his homemade dish. Her post on Sunday garnered more than 52,000 likes and comments encouraging others to try Sawa’s omurice.

FEATURED STORIES

Each pack of omurice costs P35 and Sawa only allows one order per customer. Since he is in the Philippines to research on his thesis, he gives a P5 discount to those who would answer his survey about lowering the age of criminal liability in the country.

As of this writing, Sawa’s page has been followed by 72,600 users.  Gianna Francesca Catolico /ra

Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Japanese, omelette, omurice, viral post
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.



© Copyright 1997-2019 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.