May 1, 2004Now Reports
It's 7:30 am on a Saturday morning, and I just rode my bicycle 45 minutes to get to the MJ Pachinko parlor near the Tenjin train station.
Mar 1, 2004Now Reports
Admit it--everybody loves sweet treats, whether they are cream-filled Western-style delights, refined Japanese confections, mass-market goodies stacked on convenience store shelves...
Feb 1, 2004Now Reports
From ramen to shochu and the hearty fare of its sidewalk stalls, Hakata is a gourmand's delight, but a listing of the local menu is incomplete without fresh seafood.
Nov 3, 2003Now Reports
Peer into any slapdash street stall that sprouts on the Tenjin sidewalks after 5 o'clock and you'll see that folks in Fukuoka are mad about ramen.
Oct 1, 2003Now Reports
Ask someone overseas what liquor they associate with Japan and odds are they'll answer sake, or nihonshu in Japanese.