Organic Grocery in Nakagusuku

There is a little store in Nakagusuku, Parus.  It’s an organic vegetables and grocery store.   Greeting us at the front door were organic sweet potatoes.   Organic pumpkins and onions.  Beautiful.   The store is small, but they really got some nice stuff.   Organic Muesli and organice soy milk.   Organic, and naturally brewed, soy sauce and mirin. These are nice.  Once you know these soy sauce, you can never go back to Kikkoman.   Naturally and traditionally brewed, no additive, organic sake.     Parus Locations.  309 Kita Uebaru, Naka Gusuku-son, Okinawa 901-2423 Phone.  098-895-7746 Opens.  10:00 – 19:00 Closes.   The first Mon and the third […]

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Marui Coffee

Onna regional street market has been very successful with marketing local people and tourists.   The parking area is always crowded in mid-day.   In the corner of the market is Marui Coffee, a booth of organic coffee beans.   There’s the man.  He’s the roaster. He’s only here in weekends. He imports organic coffee beans and roasts with local wood charcoal.  He likes to roasts to French and Italian.  It’s really difficult to roast with charcoals, not with gas, to the edge, close to just burning the beans.  But he says the coffee tastes totally different.  It brings up more flavor and sweet aroma.  He says gas roast makes the taste edgy, […]

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