Things to Do in Fukuoka

Things to Do in Fukuoka: Watch Yakyuu! (Baseball!)

If there is anything that catches the Japanese’ interest more than food its baseball, or “yakyu” as they affectionately call it.   Interest isn’t even concentrated to the male population as I observed when thanks to free tickets, I watched a Softbank Hawks game in the Yahoo! Dome.  Probably 50% of the fans were female and …

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 …