Dining Out

Things to do in Fukuoka: Eat in a Yatai

Yatai‘s are informal food stalls that spring up on busy pedestrian walkways as the sun begins to set and are dismantled late at night or very early in the morning.  They usually sell traditional Japanese food, beer and sake.  They are found all over Japan but Fukuoka is particularly famous for its Yatai.  Each Yatai …

Dining Out, Featured, Food

L'atelier de Frau (Desserts etc.)

If you find yourself in the Nishijin area  make sure to drop by this quaint patisserie in an unassuming area.  They make gorgeous french desserts and fresh bread as well.  If you are the undecided type, better to allot more time for picking the perfect dessert for you as they offer many choices.  There is …

News

Famous J-Pop Singer from Fukuoka Arrested

Noriko Sakai is a Japanese singer who was born in Fukuoka City.  The beautiful singer has been consistently in the news in Japan recently, more so in Fukuoka City, her hometown which has been giving her almost daily coverage. The story begins when her husband, self proclaimed surf pro  Yūichi Takasō was arrested on 4 …