What is Bungo Beef? Today I'm going to introduce one of Japan's premium wagyu dishes, Bungo Beef! I'm sure you've heard of Kobe Beef and wagyu before.... so how does Bungo Beef fit into the mix? A slab of Kobe Beef Simply put, wagyu (和牛) means Japanese cow. (和 is pronounced 'wa' and means Japanese,... Continue Reading →
I love going to different cafes to hang out, study, and write the occasional blog post. This has been a wonderful way to explore more of Fukuoka, try local foods, and discover cool new places! One of the cafes I visited boasted a HUGE umeshu (plum wine) menu. For those who also enjoy this sweet... Continue Reading →
*Warning: reading this post might make you drool... If you didn't know already- I am a big sucker for fried foods. I can do without sweets and candies, it's fried dishes that are my personal indulgence. The hot, crispness that food attains after a quick battering and dip in hot oil never fails to awaken... Continue Reading →
This post is all about ochazuke! Do you know what that is? I recently went to Kappō Yoshida, a Fukuoka restaurant known for their special sea bream (tai) ochazuke.
Welcome to winter in Fukuoka! We have had snow the past two days (at an unprecedented amount), and the air has been colder than almost all the previous winters. Though I have been enjoying the beauty and whiteness that has transformed the city around me, I am most certainly not used to the biting chill... Continue Reading →
As you may have been able to tell, I am quite excited to be in Japan because of all the delicious food. After brainstorming several possible cities to visit this past weekend, I decided it was time to treat myself to a meal in Kobe. I had a couple of places in mind, one of... Continue Reading →