There are vending machines that make brown rice polished everywhere in Akita being famous for rice planting. People often use this, because having just polished rice is fresh and delicious.
Hachirogata lake in Akita is famous for smelt fishing on ice. My landlord caught and gave me some. I fried and ate them, and thought that winter was not bad.
Akita is producing many apples. Apples are on sale at specialty shops along the street. The information is as of October 27th 2017.