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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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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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“Finding Fukuoka” Guidebook in the Works

As many of you predicted following the January release of my Osaka guidebook, I have begun planning and research for my Fukuoka guidebook. It will cover Fukuoka City and nearby destinations (Dazaifu, Yanagawa, Imari, etc.), and since Fukuoka is a … Continue reading

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Famous Foods of Fukuoka

Fukuoka is widely known for its rich culinary culture, and any visitor to the city would be missing out if they didn’t sample the rich variety of cuisine available. The following is a brief introduction to the most famous of … Continue reading

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Tour of Tastes: Shinkansen Meal Featuring Foods from Osaka to Kagoshima

Recently, on a ride from Osaka to Fukuoka on the Shinkansen (“bullet train”), I was surprised to find a new, limited-time bento (meal comprising various small portions arranged in a box) on the menu. In order to commemorate the completion … Continue reading

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