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Tanita Shokudo – Healthy, Low Calorie Japanese Meals

Many foreigners think a diet of Japanese food will mean the pounds will just sluice off - after all, there are so many slim Japanese! When they arrive, it’s a shock to realise that...

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Vegebal Kyushu Opened in Hakata

On Jul. 1, a new cafe-bar specializing in dishes made using Kyushu-grown veggies opened inside the JR Hakata Station building. Vegebal Kyushu’s vegetables are selected by Mercato, ...

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A Cat-tastic Day at Cat Fair 2016

As the self-proclaimed cat lady of the office, I declared this very special outing and report mine before anyone knew what I was talking about. Not a “cat-person”? Had a bad experi...

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Momochi

If you’ve ever read an article about Fukuoka in a guidebook or magazine, you will be familiar with Fukuoka Tower, the Hilton Fukuoka Sea Hawk Hotel and the Yahoo! Dome. But have yo...

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Nakasu

Nakasu is Kyushu’s number one entertainment district. It has also long-served as a launch pad for new cultural movements, from the theatre popular in the Meiji period to the litera...

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FOOD & DRINK

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Tetsunabe

Forty years ago Nita-san began selling handmade fried gyoza (cabbage and pork dumplings) in his yatai (street stall) in Hakata. To keep the gyoza sizzling hot even in the cool nigh...

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Nagata Pan Hakozaki

Just in front of Hakozaki Shrine’s main gate is a cozy bakery called Nagata Pan. Occupying a renovated old house, this place focuses on providing “really delicious bread”. In the s...

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Shirasukujira

Surrounded by plentiful seas, Fukuoka is renowned for its excellent seafood. Local izakaya chain Isogai is among the great places serving top-notch seafood brought in directly from...

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