Dec 1, 2010
I had been interested in shochu since I first ventured out to a little izakaya in a dark backstreet of Chikushino one muggy night in September.
Jean-Christophe, originally from Joinville Le Pont, France, has lived in Japan for ten years and has been pastry chef and owner of Aux Delices in Yakuin for six.
Nov 1, 2010
Kokonoe-machi, in the Kuju area of Oita, is a lovely country town that, considering its small size, is packed with onsen and other sightseeing opportunities.
Dr. Schlemper opened the International Medical Clinic near Tojinmachi subway station six years ago and is the only foreign doctor with his own clinic in southern Japan.
When young people think of nabe ryori in Fukuoka/Hakata, motsunabe comes to mind, but those with longer memories will think of mizutaki.
Oct 1, 2010
As director of the Institut Franco-Japonais du Kyushu, Matthieu is responsible for promoting French culture and language in Japan. Located in central Akasaka, the Institut is a hub...
Fukuoka's Hakata district is the site of the Akihaku, a series of colorful events and festivals from September to November.
Sep 1, 2010
In Hakozaki, away from the constant hustle and bustle of the city, the old and new have found a way to successfully coexist.
Gunawardhana Ravindra makes entrepreneurship look easy. 'Ravi' started up his third business venture last year when he brought two fellow Sri Lankan cooks to Fukuoka and opened his...
One sure sign that autumn is coming soon to Fukuoka-Hakata is the Hojoya festival. With the Hakata Gion Yamakasa and the Hakata Dontaku, it is one of the three most important festi...