Monthly Archives: February 2013

GYOZA | in 福岡 (Fukuoka) (テムジン/博多一幸舎/宝雲亭/鉄なべ)

My last piece regarding the recent Fukuoka trip. Of course nothing is complete without mentioning the Hakata ‘mouthful’ Gyoza. Out of the numerous that I have tried, picked these four as the more representative ones which are certainly worth a … Continue reading

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MOTSU NABE | もつ幸 (Motsu-kou)

Picked this shop frequented and recommended by locals and out of town visitors alike among the hundreds of those serving this signature dish of Hakata. Established in Showa 53 (1978), Motsu-kou certainly has a homely and cosy feel to it … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 長浜 ナンバーワン 屋台(Nagahama No.1 – Yatai)

Paid pilgrimage to where it all started for our 2012 Best Ramen Award Winner ‘Nagahama No.1’ (長浜 ナンバーワン), the Yatai just outside the Nagahama Fish Market West Gate. Must say this is even much better than the one that we … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 麺劇場 玄瑛

Surprising discovery of the trip, this joint stands out among all the usual suspects in terms of creativity and may well be the next big thing coming out from Fukuoka. Created by emerging ramen star 入江瑛起 (Irie Hideki) who will … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 大砲ラーメン (Taiho)

Started off the trip with a Kurume (久留米) ramen classic ‘Taiho’ (大砲ラーメン) (Est. 1953). Decided to save that short trip down to Kurume and tried out its branch in Fukuoka instead, reckon that it has long gone institutional and shouldn’t … Continue reading

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