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Dec 22, 2022Now Reports
Kego Shrine and Kego Park: An Oasis in the Heart of the City
Kego Shrine and Kego Park are well-known as places where you can relax in Tenjin in downtown Fukuoka City. Due in part to their location next to Nishitetsu Fukuoka Station, there i...
Sep 7, 2022Now Reports
Map Design Gallery Fukuoka – Unique Souvenirs of Fukuoka
Map Design Gallery, a map design specialty store operated by map maker Zenrin (Kitakyushu City) under the concept of "a space to become familiar with maps," ...
Jun 30, 2022Now Reports
Kurume Kasuri Original Pattern Bag Developed for The City Bakery
The City Bakery, Kurume Kasuri and Fukuoka Now have collaborated to create an original Kurume Kasuri pattern bag. Since opening in Tenjin in 2015, the City Bakery has become a popu...
Sep 10, 2021Now Reports
Single-Origin Bean-to-Bar Chocolate
A renowned chef on a documentary once said, "Even though I am particular about freshness and origin when it comes to vegetables and fish, I never thought about how chocolate was...
Jul 1, 2021Now Reports
Hakata Gion Yamakasa Kazariyama Guide 2021
Hakata Gion Yamakasa is a traditional festival in Fukuoka with a history of more than 770 years, held from July 1 to 15 every year, and the most popular early summer event. This ye...
Jun 2, 2021Now Reports
Asian Fried Chicken Popular in Fukuoka
Fried chicken is popular worldwide, so it should come as no surprise that there are many different ways to enjoy it. While essential ingredients and the cooking method are simple....
Jul 31, 2020Now Reports
Internship at Fukuoka Now – Kayan Calf
As a Dutch media student, I hoped to find an internship relevant to my studies - and even better, in Japan. While on an exchange program in Fukuoka, I fell in love with the city. S...
Jun 9, 2020Now Reports
Doriano Sulis – Chikuzen Biwa Artisan
Doriano Sulis, an Italian-native artisan of Chikuzen biwa (Japanese lute), has launched a crowdfunding project to save the traditional instrument from disappearing due to lack of k...
Jun 9, 2020Now Reports
Off Broadway – To Be Continued
We met up recently with Luis Matos, who along with his partner Tomoko run Off Broadway, one of the longest-running international bars in Fukuoka. Opened near Suzaki Park in 1993, t...
Jun 4, 2020Now Reports
New British-style Pub in Daimyo
With all necessary precautions taken, (body temperatures measured at the door, hand sanitizers at the ready, number of guests controlled, and the interior frequently wiped down), t...