I was drinking coffee at Union Bakery in Kurashiki when I met a nice French couple who recommended Yoshida Farm cheese and there is no way in hell I can say no to cheese. If you believe that Japan is not a country for cheese, you should keep up reading.
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I once saw Idehara ramen on a TV show and I decided to visit this little shop located on route 34, right in the heart of Kasaoka city.
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Kojima seem to be a place full of good surprises lately and one of them is Mimatsu Tempura.
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When I decided to find Orizuru coffee with the help of my friend Brian, I was not too sure where to start. The owner of Blue Mountain Coffee Shop in Kasaoka had highly recommended me Orizuru, but he had simply told me it was near the big department store in front of Okayama station. Luckily, we spotted the shop right after lunch and it’s not the easiest place to find.
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I ended up at Tooth Tooth Maison when my plan to visit E.H. Bank restaurant in Kobe fell short because some rich bastards had rented the whole place for a wedding party. I scanned the street and spotted this beautiful renovated house which turned out to be the new headquarter of the Tooth Tooth pastry empire.
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Neighbor Coffee Company and it’s minimalist website popped on my coffee radar about a year ago, but since I rarely go to Kojima, I never had a chance to pay a visit.
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Yes, it’s that time of the year again when foodie tourist from all over the place descends on the small village of Hinase on the coast of Okayama Prefecture to eat oysters and I would not miss this for nothing. On this latest venture into oyster okonomiyaki heaven we decided to try a new place, Hori.
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It was a very cold January day when I spotted Cafe Kona Queens on the nice Samcheong Dong street. I will be honest, I wish I would have never looked into this direction.
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If you don’t speak French, l’Usine means factory in English and it’s a word to remember if you visit Ho Chi Minh.
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I have to thank the owner of Tsuji coffee in Kasaoka for sending me to Blue Mountain Coffee Shop. This coffee paradise is so well hidden in the depth of Kasaoka that I would have probably never stumbled upon it without his precious help.
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I am pretty sure that you don’t equate Vietnam with mind blowing yogurt and dairy; I certainly didn’t until I visited Kim Thanh in Ho Chi Minh.
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When I read about Koto Saigon restaurant before leaving for Vietnam I was sold to the idea of a restaurant helping disadvantaged kids get ahead, but once I got there I was convinced that the idea is a success.
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