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Tensuian Miki: A Solid Izakaya with Excellent Sake

Tensuian Miki (呑酔庵 味季) specializes in mizutaki and other cuisine using fresh, local chicken (including chicken sashimi). The nihonshu (Japanese sake) menu boasts a regularly updated, diverse, fascinating selection of reasonably priced drinks that even connoisseurs can enjoy, and their selection of … Continue reading

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Mihara Tofu-ten

If you are a fan of tofu (which I certainly am), then Mihara Tofu-ten (三原豆腐店) should be your first stop in Fukuoka. From standard tofu dishes to innovative tofu delicacies and desserts, this shop has it all. A carefully assembled … Continue reading

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Seasonal Events and Traditions in Fukuoka

This section provides an overview of some of the most popular events and seasonal traditions in and around Fukuoka City. Because these events offer a cultural experience that cannot be had through sightseeing alone, I recommend that all visitors consider … Continue reading

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Jojima Sake Festival 2013

If you like Japanese sake (nihonshu), then you know that one of the most exciting times of the year has nearly arrived–kurabiraki season! Kurabiraki is when sake breweries open their doors to visitors and offer free or low-priced tastings of most … Continue reading

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Progress Report on the Finding Fukuoka Guidebook

I’m making steady progress on the first draft of the Finding Fukuoka guidebook, and the final product should be finished and released sometime in 2013 (the specific date depends heavily on my work schedule, but I’m aiming for the first … Continue reading

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New Permanent Nihonshu (Japanese Sake) Guide

I have added a permanent section to this blog, “Nihonshu (Japanese Sake): Introduction and Guide to Bars and Shops.” It includes updated versions of the descriptions and explanations I posted previously (sake brewing process, nihonshu terminology, benefits of nihonshu, etc.), as well as guides … 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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