Oysters in season!! Ajillo!!

The oyster season is hitting Okinawa now! Who should we go to see first to cook the oysters for us, but Kato-san? We are here at Kato Shokudou.   Oysters in Ajillo. Usually they cook with oysters with potatoes which would be so delicious by absorbing the flavor from oysters.  But we ordered some other things that […]

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Firsthand From The Farm

Ai Ai Farm is an agricultural production corporation, located in an elementary school which has been closed down in Nakijin. It was a warm a 20C degree warm Saturday in Okinawa and we took a drive to the north. It was a very good open space.  They have some organic garden going on.  They have huge […]

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Housemade pasta meets local veggies

Pasta Pasta Pasta Deli House is just called “The House” most of the time.  They got nothing to do with one of the nation’s biggest food manufacturers, “House Food”. It’s a little Italian restaurant specializing housemade pasta.  Located on the hill in Urasoe, it looks down on downtown Naha. I just realized that I forgot […]

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Taiwanese Pork Rice Bowl

Off the street of Kokusai Dori is Yan no Mise.  A little taiwanese restaurant.  The name means the Restaurant of Yang. We love Taiwanese food.  We visit Taiwan frequently just for foods there.  While YuYu is gone out of the island on a trip, I had things to do in Naha and I was reminded […]

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Good Old Nago Soba

There is a Okinawa soba place in the central Nago we like. Yae Soba is very much loved by the local, the old people mostly.   Nice to park at Nago City Market and walk from there.  If you buy something at the market, it’s free.  There’s a little coffee shop for that.  If not, JPY50 […]

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Sui-Ton with Agoo Pork

We came to see our friends.  Masami-san and Jimmie at Miyabi Chaya. Miyabi Chaya is a ohagi cafe but they serve lunch too.   Sui-Ton Ton. Sui-Ton Lunch set is JPY850 which comes with an ohagi and a drink.  Add JPY300 for Agoo pork, Okinawa’s unique species and a brand pork, Sui-Ton Ton.   Yuyu had miso base. […]

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Housesmoked Bacon Burger

On your way to the aquarium, there’s a good burger. Sorry, it’s not about Captain Kangaroo this time. This time I went to ToTo la Bebe in Motobu for the first time.   There’s a good parking lot in the same block.   They recently remodeled the place.   It’s a ticket system.  Self-service is […]

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The Best Curry Doughnut

On your way to the aquarium is a nice bakery.   “Pain de Kaito” is the name.  (“pain” is a French word for bread) Good variety of different kinds of bread and pastry. Maybe they are not the best bakery on the island but I respect this bakery because they have such a wide variety […]

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Sushi for anniversary

Tsukiji Aozora the 3rd in Naha is our best affordable sushi bar in Naha. They have the head sushi bar in Tsukiji, Tokyo fish market, and several other locations.  It’s a joint venture by the Tsukiji fish supplier who has been in business for 100 years and the sushi chef who has 40 years of experience. […]

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Cold Udon Lunch

Sans Souci is a very popular cafe in Kita Nakagusuku, specialized in Udon and other Kyoto – Okinawa hybrid food.       We were seated in the kid’s room.  There’s open floor in the middle where little kids can play while parents can sit and eat at the tables around it.  A very family-friendly space here. […]

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Detox lunch of traditional medine

This is a little while back.  We went to Cafe Garamanjaku to detox our toxicated friend from Osaka!!!   As usual, starting with today’s mix.  Seasonal veggies, fruits, wild plants and herbs.   It really nourishes your digestive system with enzymes.     Just look at the beautiful plate of traditional medicine of local veggies and wild plants. Yummmmmm, soooooo soothing! […]

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