Updated date: 2016-11-18 10:50
Thinly sliced sashimi made from fugu (blowfish) caught in the Bungo channel, spread out and arranged into a blooming flower-like design and eaten together with Oita's very own kabosu (citrus fruit), t...
Updated date: 2016-09-16 21:05
  Raised in the splendor of nature, a trait of the Hirado Wagyu beef is its particular tenderness. Within the city, various yakiniku and sushi restaurants as well as cafes have Wagyu beef in t...
Updated date: 2016-09-16 20:58
  A breed of chicken that was extinct in the early Showa period, the Amakusa Daio was resurrected and brought back into existence following half a century of scientific research. Its larg...
Updated date: 2016-09-02 19:13
  1. Nikumaki Onigiri (Meat-wrapped Rice Ball)
  Originating from Miyazaki, nikumaki onigiri are rice balls wrapped in meat, glazed with a secret sauce and savorily cooked. It looks just like a simple rice ball wrapped in meat at first gla...
Updated date: 2016-08-26 18:56
  Let's taste the hand-pulled udon coming from continental Asia, handmade soba, and the spring soumen noodles coming from the peninsula! Shimabara tenoube (hand-pulled) soumen are traditionall...
Updated date: 2016-08-19 19:41
  A local cuisine around Fukuoka City. "Motsu" means either a cow or a pig's offals. Motsunabe is a hot pot stew made of "motsu," cabbage, chives, and vegetables, and seasoned with chili peppe...
Updated date: 2016-08-12 18:14
  1. Hiya-shiru
A special summer delicacy with a grilled taste of sardines caught from coastal waters broken into pieces, miso spread out in cold broth along with tofu, cucumber, perilla leaves added with various con...
Updated date: 2016-07-22 15:36
If we're talking about the hot summers in Kagoshima, the one which can surely beat the heat is the fruit-laden, multi-colored shaved ice dessert, Shirokuma! The name allegedly came from the polar bear...
Updated date: 2016-07-17 22:57
  Speaking of Kyushu ramen, the cloudy, thick and rich tonkotsu (pork bone) broth is what typically comes to mind. This type of ramen bears roots coming from Kurume ramen. However, out of all...
Updated date: 2016-06-22 15:49
Yobuko famous product "Ika Shumai" (Squid Shumai) made of fresh squid. It is soft and chewy with rich flavor, often topped with mustard or ponzu sauce depend on the liking.   

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Kyushu is famous for not only for its ramen but also seafood and wagyu beef as precious presents from Mother Nature. Let’s get ready for an unforgettable trip and explore the food culture around Kyushu island!