Jan 1, 2007
Food & Drinks
Picture a two-story renovated Japanese house nestled down a narrow lane in Daimyo with no signs to mark it and only your trusty Fukuoka Now map to show you the way.
Jan 1, 2007
Lying on the old Buzen road, the streets of Yamaga retain much of their appearance from days gone by. This town, also famous for its onsen, is enveloped in a magical aura by the li...
The tenth is the day of the Seidai Festival for Ebisu, god of prosperity, and of fishermen, at the Toka-ebisu Shrine
It's not that often I get angry; it takes a lot to push me over the edge...
by Matt Benyon
Dec 1, 2006
Christmas in Japan instantly brings to mind that well-known urban myth of Santa's crucifixion. The general consensus is that it occurred shortly after World War II, and that the pe...
A self-proclaimed “sonic adventurer”, Warren’s earliest musical memories come from church singing. His father played guitar and his brother, trumpet; Warren plays both—and he sings...
00Fukuoka City used to be divided into two districts along the Nakagawa (river); the eastern merchant district of Hakata and the western town, Fukuoka.
Among the events happening in Aso at this time of year, the Christmas Balloon Festival is the most popular. Twenty-five colorful hot air balloons race over the expanse of Aso, and ...
Nov 1, 2006
Charles has been drinking and enjoying wine for over 13 years and even has his own private collection of 500+ bottles of vintage wines. Currently he and his partner, Tomas Marin, i...
I do not slurp. But I believe my Japanese yatai comrades that slurping displays a passion for cuisine and can improve the ramen's taste...
By Jake Pass