Tag Archives: Fukuoka

TEMPURA | 玄海 (Genkai)

A seasoned and rather unique husband and wife team delivering quality tempura fare yet in a Yatai setting. Haven’t tried it all but probably the best Yatai tempura out there in a rather ‘Showa’ style setting with that mini TV … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 麺道はなもこし (Hanamokoshi)

When the #1 ramen on Tabelog Fukuoka is a toripaitan instead of tonkotsu, you know that it is something special. Hit it on a low day when it was drizzling and chilly outside, LG was lucky enough to nearly have … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 博多元気一番!! 春吉1丁目1-1店 (Genki Ichiban)

Masked by a rather tacky name is in fact the sister shop of probably the most secretive and rather notorious ramen joint in Fukuoka, the mysterious ‘Genki Ippai’ (元気一杯). Well regarded as serving the best Hakata ramen among the ‘aficionados’, … Continue reading

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RAMEN | 元祖 赤のれん 節ちゃんラーメン (Akanoren)

Said to be the real local favorite in Fukuoka vs the good old Ippudo and Ichiran frequented by tourists, the deco and ambience of their honten certainly has that air of a historic establishment, with a equally fitting clientele as … Continue reading

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YATAI | 鬼多郎 (Kitaro)

Finally had the chance to bring along sake buddies to this favourite Yatai in Fukuoka of yours truly’s. Friendly owner put on his usual good show both nights, when the true Hakata Yatai spirit was being showcased. Kicking off with … Continue reading

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SUSHI | 天寿し 京町店 (Tenzushi Kyomachi)

As a little birthday treat to oneself, LG travelled all the way to Kokura in KitaKyushu to try out this much famed sushi place by Amano-san (天野功), No. 2 in Japan among all sushi places according to tabelog, just marginally … Continue reading

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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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