6 Gourmet Dishes to Try in SapporoRead Later
Hokkaido, about an hour and a half from Tokyo by plane, is Japan’s leader in fishery yield and agricultural production output. In other words, Hokkaido is an area with an abundance of seafood, vegetables, meat, and other delightful ingredients. The quality of its products is well-known not only within Japan, but overseas as well.
“ARGILE” opened in 2016 as a sister restaurant to Michelin 2-star French restaurant ESqUISSE.
Both are French restaurants, but compared to ESqUISSE, where even lunch courses can run you 11000 yen, ARGILE is comparatively casual and has meal options starting at 5000 yen.
ARGILE was published in 2018’s Michelin Guide, earning its first star.
Motsuyaki Erubisu is an izakaya that proudly serves offal. As they purchase entire pigs, they’re also able to serve a variety of fresh parts that aren’t offered in other restaurants. On top of that, they’re both cheap and popular!
Nestled in the middle of the market, Wakatsuki has a history that goes all the way back to the start. Established in 1948, this shop made its mark with its homemade ramen noodles and classic yakisoba.
My Iejima, Okinawa rum distillery tour!Read Later
I hopped on the ferry departing the main island of Okinawa for Iejima, which was 30 minutes away. My final destination: a tour of a certain rum distillery on the island of Iejima. I had heard that Ie Rum Santa Maria has a fabulous reputation and makes their rum from sugarcane, so I was eager to check it out!
Endo Sushi is a sushi restaurant with a long history of over 100 years.
It is a popular establishment, known for its unique sushi rice, known as “tsukami sushi,” and its fresh toppings.
Tsukami sushi is a unique way to shape sushi rice, lightly grasping the still-warm rice before placing the toppings on, which is characterized by the unique texture as the rice gently falls apart in your mouth.
The Supreme Mackerel Pilaf only in a Course at "Hakata Sabaro", Fukuoka's Mackerel Specialty RestaurantRead Later
Fukuoka Prefecture is known all over Japan for its gourmet restaurants.
Among its variety of gourmet dishes, Fukuoka is famous for its delicious "Saba" mackerel fish.
This time, I'd like to introduce what I have fallen in love with, the "All-Mackerel" course at Sabaro Restaurant!
Restaurant “Shabu Shabu Sukiyaki Aki” in Hyogo. You can dine on expensive meat from a single serving hot pot.Read Later
“Shabu Shabu Sukiyaki Aki” is located in a high class residential area in Nishinomiya city in Hyogo.
It’s only a 3 minute walk from Kurakuenguchi station on Hankyu Line.
This place is a “Hitori Nabe” speciality shop. In Japanese “Hitori" means one person, “Nabe” means hotpot, so literally “Hitori Nabe” means a one person table top hot pot. Usually “Nabe” (hotpot) is enjoyed by many people who share together. At this place you can come and enjoy high grade domestic meat even on your own. That means you can enjoy a hotpot at your own pace without worrying others! It is super popular right now!