When I last visited Fukuoka, the city was taken over by 35 000 members from Lions Club International. The Lions Club could not have picked a better place to hold their meeting. I was in the city for a very short business trip and I decided to try a new ramen shop.
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Fukuoka remains one of my favorite city in Japan and like everywhere, the coffee scene is blooming. During this very short stay, I decided to visit Tokado coffee. Too many coffee shops, not enough time.
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百万両 本店 （ひゃくまんりょう）Hyakuman Ryou ramen is an old shop located in the Tsurajima part of Kurashiki. Despite being a short distance from my house, it’s my first visit to this very popular shop.
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With a bit time on my hands, I let my feet and my stomach guide me in the back streets of Shibuya. I made a right turn up a small hilly alley and I found Kiraku next to somekind of sex shop.
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The famous Tsuta ramen from Tokyo recently struck a deal with the Circle K Sunkus convenience store chain and you can now buy their cold ramen all over the nation for a mere 498 yen.
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Wakadaisho ramen 若大将 is a small ramen shop located in Akaiwa city which offers some really good fried chicken (karaage).
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Momosennin 中華あんかけ専門店 桃仙人 was recently featured on a local foodie TV show. It’s located a short distance from Niwase station.
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おへそ (Oheso) cafe and bakery is located between Mitsugi and Sera in Hiroshima Prefecture. I found this cafe in a promotional magazine that my mother-in-law gave me and we decided to give it a try.
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I noticed Osteria e Bar Otto a little while ago when I stopped at the Usagiya stationery store (It’s located right next door). This modern restaurant is a short distance from the Kurashiki Aeon Mall.
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Chatei Hatou (茶亭羽當) is one of these coffee shop that keeps popping up in the coffee press. The shop is only a few minutes away from the iconic Shibuya crossing.
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After driving in front of Tatsumiya for 8 years, I finally stopped and tried the tonkatsu (pork cutlet).
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I guess the theme of this recent visit to Tokyo was popular cult food from New York City and it doesn’t get more cultish that the Cronuts. (croissant+donuts)
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