Tag Archives: Yakuin

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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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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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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New Possibilities in Fukuoka Public Transit: Nanakuma Subway Line Extension and Possible LRT Introduction

Fukuoka is known for its extremely convenient airport and seaport access, and this combined with a centrally located Shinkansen (“bullet train”) station that acts as the terminus for the Sanyo Shinkansen Line as well as the new Kyushu Shinkansen Line … Continue reading

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Yakuin Saka-Bar Pica Pica

Yakuin is a trendy, quiet neighborhood with an abundance of unique shops, restaurants and bars, and its popularity has been gradually rising. Pica Pica is one of my favorite bars not only in Yakuin, but in Fukuoka City as a … Continue reading

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