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  • Hello. In this article, I would like to introduce 7 recommended tea stores in the Shizuoka area. Shizuoka, as it goes without saying, is known for its specialty, tea. The image of Shizuoka = tea has taken root throughout the country, and because it is such a specialty, tourists are eager to drink it. There is also a Japanese atmosphere, and you can enjoy an extraordinary, traditional, and calm atmosphere. We hope you will use this article as a guide to taste the tea that is representative of the Shizuoka area.

    2023-09-29 Management office

  • Sapporo, a city of 2 million, is the gourmet capital of Hokkaido, a treasure trove of food. "You may be thinking, "I only have a limited number of meals during my trip, so I want to eat the best food I can find! "But there are so many restaurants to choose from that you may have a hard time choosing the right one. In this issue, the author, a native of Sapporo, introduces some of the must-try gourmet restaurants in Sapporo!


  • It is rare in the world for a country to be as blessed with good food as Japan. The incredible variety and the ability to eat reasonably high quality food in all price ranges is truly amazing. This article highlights five of the most appealing gourmet foods from all over Japan. Why not use them as a reference and consider your next travel destination for region-specific tastes?


  • Hakodate is a staple of Hokkaido sightseeing. Hakodate is a popular sightseeing destination in Hokkaido, offering a wide variety of attractive gourmet foods such as seafood and sweets. In this issue, I will introduce some truly delicious Hakodate gourmet foods recommended by the author, who visits Hakodate at least once a year. From classic Hakodate favorites to gourmet foods known only to the locals, be sure to check them out!


  • Izushi soba, a local dish of Izushi, Toyooka City, Hyogo Prefecture, also known as "Tajima's Little Kyoto ", where the elegant townscape still remains. It is characterized by its unique style of being served on small plates. The current way of eating Izushi Soba is to pour the sauce in a tokkuri (Japanese rice wine cup) into a Soba-no-inokuchi, and enjoy it with various condiments such as green onions, wasabi, grated radish, grated yam, raw egg, and so on. It is said that you are a full-fledged soba (buckwheat noodle) connoisseur if you can eat 15 to 20 small plates, depending on the restaurant. "is a sign that you are a soba connoisseur. "is the title you receive when you eat 15 to 20 small plates. Depending on the restaurant and the number of plates you eat, you may even get a year's free membership. There is also a plan for eating and walking around. For details, please contact the Izushi Tourist Center. It is recommended that you get the stamps of the stores you visited stamped on the back of the Chirimen Kinchaku, which will be a great souvenir of your trip. In this issue, we would like to introduce seven famous Izushi soba restaurants that you should definitely try when you visit Izushi. Please take a look at them as a reference for your trip.


  • Little America "American Village "in Chatan Town is a popular tourist spot with a great atmosphere. American Village, where you can enjoy shopping and dining, also has many restaurants perfect for lunch. This article introduces restaurants where you can enjoy a delicious lunch in the American Village. The restaurants with outstanding views and Okinawa's gourmet food will appear on this page.


  • Oysters are one of Hiroshima Prefecture's most famous products, and if you want to enjoy their taste even more, you should go to an oyster hut. In this issue, we have carefully selected some of the best oyster huts to visit.

    2023-05-23 Management office

  • If you have ever been to Hokkaido, you have probably seen Seicomart (a.k.a. Seikoma), the convenience store with the orange sign. With its delicious and inexpensive private products, and the convenience of its stores located almost everywhere in Hokkaido, Seicomart has become a part of the "infrastructure for the daily lives of Hokkaido residents. SECOMA is also a great place for tourists to eat during a drive or to look for souvenirs! In this article, the author, who buys at SECOMA whenever she returns to Hokkaido, introduces the secret of SECOMA's popularity and recommended products.


  • With the recent decline of rare spots around the country, have you heard about a new and much talked about rare spot that was created in Tochigi Prefecture in 2015? Its name is the Iwashita Fresh Ginger Museum. This time we will tell you all about this chaotic and surreal tourist facility, the Iwashita New Ginger Museum.


  • Hello. In this article, I would like to introduce some recommended gyoza restaurants in Hamamatsu prefecture. Hamamatsu area in Shizuoka Prefecture is well known for its gyoza (dumplings). "The brand called Hamamatsu gyoza "is very popular. Please enjoy the local specialty during your trip.

    2023-01-26 Management office

  • Hiroshima Prefecture is famous for Hiroshima-style okonomiyaki, and there are numerous restaurants in and around Hiroshima City. In this article, I, a Hiroshima resident and a lover of Hiroshima, have selected some of the most irresistible okonomiyaki restaurants in the prefecture.

    2023-01-16 Management office

  • Ramen is one of Japan's most popular gourmet foods and a source of pride throughout the world. It is no exaggeration to say that ramen is becoming a food loved by all mankind, with an increasing number of ramen chains expanding overseas and steadily improving their performance. In this issue, we introduce six attractive ramen restaurants from all over Japan that are well worth a visit. Why not include in your travel plans the opportunity to experience the diversity and depth of the ramen offered at each of these restaurants?


  • Miyajima is one of Hiroshima's most popular tourist destinations! Miyajima is always crowded with people from both inside and outside of the prefecture. You can visit the Itsukushima Shrine, a World Heritage Site, be healed by the fish at the Miyajima Aquarium, and play with the deer that are everywhere on the island. Many people may be looking for lunch on Miyajima. In this issue, we will introduce five excellent lunches recommended on Miyajima.

    2022-10-31 Management office

  • There are many delicious foods in Hiroshima, such as oysters, okonomiyaki, lemon-based sweets, and momiji manju. Some people may miss Hiroshima specialties even after returning from a trip to Hiroshima. In this issue, we will introduce six souvenirs that you can enjoy even after you leave Hiroshima. Souvenirs for family and friends, and I recommend it as a souvenir for yourself.

    2022-10-24 Management office

  • Tokushima has many specialty products, especially at local roadside stations, which offer a colorful array of souvenirs. This article "introduces some "not-to-be-missed" souvenirs of Tokushima for those who want to avoid subtle souvenirs and buy souvenirs that will please ". All of our souvenirs are reasonably priced, last a long time, and are easy to give to multiple people, so please take a look at our selection.


  • Hiroshima has long been famous for okonomiyaki, momiji manju, sake, and Onomichi ramen, and more recently, soupless dandanmen and sweets made with Setouchi lemons have become popular. Oysters are an indispensable part of Hiroshima Prefecture's many specialties! Hiroshima boasts the largest production of oysters in Japan, so there is no way you can leave without trying one. In this issue, we will introduce four recommended oyster lunch restaurants in Hiroshima.

    2022-09-08 Management office

  • Hello. In this article, I would like to introduce 7 recommended restaurants in the Ishikawa area. The Ishikawa area is a land very blessed with nature, and you can enjoy delicious foods from both the sea and the mountains. As a tourist destination rich in nature, you can first enjoy the scenery and sightseeing itself. Then, please enjoy the food, which is the other best part of the trip, and have a wonderful time.

    2022-06-30 Management office

  • When you visit Nagano Prefecture, the first thing you may notice is the cute, round, rustic "oyaki ". Nagano Prefecture is blessed with beautiful water and abundant nature, so no matter what you make, the taste of the ingredients is outstanding. In addition to "Oyaki "and "Gohei Mochi "made with Nagano's seasonal vegetables and high-quality udon flour and rice, we have carefully selected five famous restaurants in Nagano where you can enjoy the most delicious local specialties such as Shinshu soba noodles, Sauce katsudon, "Oshibori udon "and many other local gourmet dishes. These are restaurants where you can enjoy local delicacies while taking your time to pick up souvenirs or enjoy walking around the city in Nagano.

    2022-06-10 Management office

  • Kochi offers not only sightseeing but also many delicious foods. Kochi has a catchphrase, "Kochi-ya," which means "Kochi house," and the wish that people would come to Kochi and feel at home has become well known throughout the country. Despite the lack of convenient transportation, Kochi is a popular tourist destination with many visitors coming from all over the country to enjoy the local specialties and cuisine. Even today, the number of tourists continues to grow, and buses are even available for gourmet tours. Here are some of the best gourmet specialties of Kochi.

    2022-06-10 Management office

  • Hiroshima Prefecture, in the heart of the Chugoku and Shikoku regions, is home to many delicious restaurants. Michelin surveys restaurants undercover and publishes a red book called the Red Book. Hiroshima was surveyed in 2013 and 2018, and several restaurants received stars. We would like to introduce three of Hiroshima's leading restaurants that have received Michelin stars, a sign of world-renowned restaurants. We hope you will try them on special occasions such as dates and anniversaries.

    2022-04-14 Management office

  • Oysters, okonomiyaki, and momiji manju have long been standard Hiroshima specialties, but it is sweets made with lemons that are becoming a new standard. Hiroshima Prefecture produces the largest amount of lemons in Japan, and lemons grown in the mild climate of the Seto Inland Sea can be eaten right down to the peel. Sweets made with lemons are not only sweet, but also have a moderate sourness, making them tasty even for those who do not usually eat sweets. In this issue, we will introduce six cafes that offer sweets made with lemons, a local specialty.

    2022-03-25 Management office

  • Miyazaki Prefecture, famous for power spots such as Takachiho, is not only a tourist destination. There are many delicious foods that take advantage of Miyazaki's climate. Miyazaki is a region where meat such as Miyazaki Jidori chicken, Takachiho beef, and Miyazaki beef is particularly delicious, and there are many delicious foods in Miyazaki Prefecture, including some that have won the B-class gourmet grand prix, as well as sweets, so be sure to enjoy some of its specialty foods.

    2022-03-15 Management office

  • Oita is known as the best "music prefecture "in Japan, including the popular Beppu Hot Springs. Oita is not only famous for its hot springs, but also for its delicious local food. We would like to introduce some of the best Oita gourmet foods that you should try. Please take a look at them when you travel to Oita.

    2022-03-15 Management office

  • If you want to eat delicious food in Kumamoto, this is definitely the place to go! We will introduce some of the best gourmet restaurants in Kumamoto, so if you come to Kumamoto for sightseeing, please come back and try many of Kumamoto's delicious foods. From Kumamoto's popular horse-meat sashimi to sweets, you will be spoiled for choice.

    2022-03-11 Management office

  • Saga is a prefecture with delicious pork, beef, and vegetables. It is also the No. 1 curry consumption prefecture, and no matter where you eat curry, you will never go wrong! Saga is also home to local delicacies such as Sicilian rice and majemba, making it a region with many things to enjoy. We hope you will try some of Saga's famous gourmet foods.

    2022-03-10 Management office

  • There are many delicious foods in Okayama Prefecture. From fresh seafood to delicious fruit, there are many specialty products, and there are many delicious gourmet foods made from these specialty products. All of the gourmet foods are surprising in appearance, but they are very flavorful.

    2022-03-08 Management office

  • Shimane has many local delicacies. Starting with fresh seafood, there are also many sweets unique to Shimane. When you come to Shimane, please try to eat as many local delicacies as you can. They are all truly delicious!

    2022-03-07 Management office

  • Tottori is a city rich in fresh seafood. Among fresh seafood, crab is the most famous, but "Mosaebi ", a shrimp that can only be eaten in Tottori, is also famous as a fantastic shrimp. It can only be eaten in Tottori because it is only available near the fishing port. Therefore, it is a must-try dish when you come to Tottori. We will introduce some restaurants where you can eat Tottori gourmet foods, so please come back to Tottori and eat a lot of delicious foods.

    2022-03-03 Management office

  • Hello. In this article, I would like to introduce some recommended restaurants in Yamanashi Prefecture. Yamanashi Prefecture is a wonderful area where you can experience the rich nature of Japan with your whole body, especially Mt. In recent years, it has also become very popular as a sacred place for the TV animation "YuruCan△ ", and the image of abundant nature has taken root in the public mind, making it the object of admiration for many people. We will introduce some of the specialties that are unique to Yamanashi Prefecture and recommend restaurants where you can enjoy them. We hope you will find it useful as we introduce a variety of local cuisine.

    2022-03-01 Management office


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