Curry and rice is a dish often prepared in home cooking; it can be found easily around the city in cafés, cafeterias, bento box stands, and the like. It is so well known that it could be considered as the star of the food service industry. All of us Japanese people love curry and rice. Curry House CoCo Ichibanya, a curry house that has expanded overseas successfully, started with a small city café offering delicious curry and rice dishes. Made by hand by the owner, these dishes made a huge leap by going from homemade flavors to providing flavors of the world. As long as the curry roux has been prepared, all you need to do is pour it over freshly cooked rice. Then you can simply add your favorite toppings on top and your meal is ready. This simplicity and great sense of fun might just be the secret of the popularity of Japanese curry and rice.