Category Archives: Food and Drink

Curry Club Ruu: Curry with a Hint of Miyazaki

If you want to try Japanese curry in Fukuoka, Curry Club Ruu (カレー倶楽部ルウ) is the first place you should go. Their origins are in Miyazaki, a lovely prefecture in southern Kyushu, and this shop’s curry is popular enough that they … Continue reading

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Pizza Revo: Eat and Become a Believer

The “Revo” in this pizza shop’s name stands for “Revolution” — a fitting choice for what may be the best pizza shop in Fukuoka! Although Japanese pizza has a bad reputation among expats, Pizza Revo (ピザレボ) may just change your … Continue reading

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The Best of Fukuoka’s Ramen (2nd Edition)

(Read the full ramen guide here) This is the second of my new and ongoing series of posts on recommended ramen restaurants in Fukuoka. Hakata Ramen is widely known as the best tonkotsu (pork bone broth) ramen in Japan, and it is easily Fukuoka’s most famous … Continue reading

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Pepsi Salty Watermelon and Pepsi Black

Continuing the tradition of unusual limited-time flavors (Pepsi Pink, Pepsi Ice Cucumber, Pepsi Azuki, Pepsi Baobab, etc.), Pepsi Japan has debuted its newest concoction for the summer: Pepsi Salty Watermelon. Although this may sound a bit unusual to consumers outside … Continue reading

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The Best of Fukuoka’s Ramen (1st Edition)

(Read the full ramen guide here) Hakata Ramen is widely known as the best tonkotsu (pork bone broth) ramen in Japan, and it is easily Fukuoka’s most famous food (with mentaiko likely coming in as a close second). Handmade noodles, rich-and-oily broth, savory slabs … Continue reading

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Hakata Ippudo: The Power of Fukuoka’s Ramen

Most people living in Japan know that Hakata ramen (ramen from Fukuoka) is the most famous variety in the country. Oily, thick tonkotsu (pork bone) broth, fresh noodles, mounds of meat and ingredients on top–it’s not your typical Cup O’ Noodles. … Continue reading

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La Borracha: Authentic Mexican Food in Takasago

If you are looking for good Mexican in Fukuoka, this should be your first stop. La Borracha is a Mexican restaurant located in Takasago, just off of Nisseki-dori Blvd. and not far from Yakuin and Watanabe-dori. The restaurant’s founder lived … Continue reading

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