Yakisoba, stir-fried noodles flavored with an aromatic savory sauce, is a popular menu item in households all over Japan. Hita is well-known for its own style of sauce-flavored yakisoba, and the dish is served in several restaurants in the city. For Hita-style yakisoba, the noodles are boiled first, then they are only fried on one side. A heaping scoop of bean sprouts is added to the mix, so you end up with a combination of crispy noodles and crunchy sprouts. Locals of all ages love the dish, and it is a popular takeout item in the Hita area.