Motsunabe is a Fukuoka speciality, if you have never heard of it, it’s a simple hot pot dish of offals cooked in a soy sauce based soup with plenty of garlic and garlic chive. Motsunabe restaurants are legion in Fukuoka, but this time, we went to a smaller and less touristy place.
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Finding an address in Japan is difficult at the best of time, but finding Coffee Club in Marugame proved to be an epic drive complicated by the fact that there were two route 205 running parallel to each other. Beyond this major urban planning faux pas, Coffee Club is well worth driving around in circle for 30 min.
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Nagahama is an area of Fukuoka famous for its yatai and ramen shops. It’s a little more than a 20 min walk from Tenjin and it’s a necessary stop for anybody who wants to understand the Fukuoka ramen style.
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Udon is not the first thing that comes to mind when I think about Fukuoka, but I was surprised to find out that there is a local version of this popular dish.
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It was snowy in Fukuoka and my ever lasting quest for coffee had suddenly came to a dead end when I came upon the closed doors of Honey Coffee roaster. One of the worker at Honey coffee was nice enough to recommend that we walk toward Yakuin station and try a place called Rec Coffee which are using their coffee beans.
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I really like sushi, but it seem that I don’t eat it that often since I arrived in Japan. I was really happy to threat myself with a nice sushi lunch at Hyotan during my latest visit to Fukuoka.
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During the new year holiday, I visited the town of Dazaifu which is about 30 min by train outside of Fukuoka City. On my way to the famous Tenman-gu Shrine for the new year prayer, I stumbled upon a brand new Starbucks coffee shop.
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I have been a fan of Mitchan okonomiyaki for a long time, but it’s the first time that I pay a visit to this branch located on the first floor of the Shinkansen station of Hiroshima JR Station.
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I spent Christmas day on the road and after a couple hours of driving, I rolled in Tokushima city; I was hungry, a bit tired, but ready to eat the famous Tokushima ramen.
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Finding Caféteria was a great surprise, it’s an odd ball hiding in plain sight, a restaurant that could belong to any big city, yet it’s located in tiny Yonago.
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Kobe is a great city for food, but if you are looking for a cheap deep fried bliss, Moriya butcher is the place you are looking for.
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Nissin, the maker of Cup Noodle, have recently introduced a new flavor in Japan, the Spicy Curry Cup Noodle.
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