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Fukuoka’s Local Dishes 

In this article, we would like to introduce you to traditional meals from Fukuoka Prefecture, which are still being served as local specialties today. First, there is Tonkotsu Ramen (豚骨ラーメン). This special kind of ramen is boiled with pig bones,

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Restaurants and Cafés in Fukuoka

Yesterday, students of the Asahi Nihongo school gathered at the Japanese study group, held by Kuriyama Sensei. The topic of the lesson was the gastronomical variety of Fukuoka, the students recommended restaurants to each other and tried to mark their

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Vocabulary list #001: Restaurants

  The Japanese kitchen is extremely diverse and so is its restaurant landscape. There are thousands of places to visit and food to try, but if you’re lacking Japanese skills it can become a challenge and a struggle to get

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Fukuoka’s Local Dishes 

In this article, we would like to introduce you to traditional meals from Fukuoka Prefecture, which are still being served as local specialties today. First, there is Tonkotsu Ramen (豚骨ラーメン). This special kind of ramen is boiled with pig bones,

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Japanese Restaurant Guide for Travelers

Japanese restaurant guide

When I first came to Japan, I was more than impressed by the sheer number of restaurants, food trucks and diners that can be found everywhere around a typical Japanese town. Of course, there are local specialties you should definitely

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Yatai (Food Stand)

A yatai is a portable bar, almost like a shack, set up on the sidewalk at night. You can get all kinds of food and drink, and they stay open very late. Be prepared to be in close quarters and

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