What To Eat in Okinawa (And Why You Should Go)

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Last Updated July 13th, 2018Okinawa is totally different from the rest of Japan. For starters, it’s a tropical island with beautiful beaches, lush vegetation, and fantastic weather. But, there’s a lot more going for it than that. Before it became a part of Japan, Okinawa had its own distinct culture and traditions which still play a large role in society. Yet, … Read More

5 Tokyo Ramen Joints That Will Blow Your Mind

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Last Updated July 13th, 2018If you think Tokyo ramen is just a slightly better version of packaged instant noodles for broke college students then prepare to have your mind blown. Or maybe you already know how great Japanese ramen is, but don’t know where to get it in Tokyo. In that case, we’ll get you off to a good start … Read More

Udon: Fukuoka’s Other Great Noodle

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Last Updated July 13th, 2018We already told you about Ramen in Fukuoka. It’s become the go-to dish for most every visitor who sets foot here. It’s no exaggeration that Fukuoka’s Tonkotsu Ramen is the best you’ll ever try. But, we were surprised to learn about how good the Udon noodles are. In fact, many locals are even more enthralled with … Read More

How To Find Fukuoka’s Best Ramen

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Last Updated July 13th, 2018Ramen is like an art form in Japan, with a nearly endless supply of shops competing to stand out from the rest. Each region has its own special way of preparing the broth and the noodles, but Fukuoka is unique both for the popularity of the local style ramen, as well as the sheer volume of … Read More

A Mackerel In Fukuoka Changed My Life

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Last Updated February 17th, 2020It happened by chance. Megumi and I were strolling down one of Fukuoka’s main streets at lunchtime when we saw a mob of office workers briskly making their way down a tiny alleyway nestled between a convenience store and a beautiful shrine. So, we followed along… Inside, we found a handful of restaurants catering to this … Read More