Japanese tea runs the gamut from ryokucha (steamed green tea leaves) and hojicha (roasted green tea) to genmaicha (a green tea-roasted brown rice mix) and matcha (powdered green tea). At Nana’s Green Tea, you can try them all! Located inside Solaria Plaza, the cafe boasts a large window looking out over Kego Park, making it the perfect pit stop during the winter holiday light-up. Menus are available in English, Korean and Chinese and feature a range of tea-themed desserts as well as a few rice bowl and udon dishes – perfect if you fancy a light meal to accompany your tea.
Menu: Matcha (with wasanbon sugar) ¥570, matcha latte ¥460, oshiruko ¥390, hojicha & fresh cream chocolate parfait (shiratama +¥50) ¥950, wild tuna & avocado w/ grated Japanese yam over rice ¥1,050, boiled shirasu (whitebait) & mentaiko over rice ¥800, plum, onion and sesame udon ¥680
Originally published in Fukuoka Now Magazine (fn204, Dec. 2015)