Every year when summer rolls around, cold-served pasta appears on menus at many restaurants in Japan. Starting with standard tomato sauce, flavors range from bisque sauce to cod roe sauce and more. Normally, a hot and spicy dish would be my go-to when eating pasta.
On Okinawa, a vacation can be just a five-minute drive away.
Although Torii Station may not stand out when comes to its size and the number of servicemembers it hosts, the small Army base is home to a beachside recreational area that will leave a big smile on your face: Torii Beach.
Since Japan is home to some of the richest, tastiest, most unique dishes in the world, eating out over here can be an amazing experience.
Often referred to as the “Hawaii of Japan,” Okinawa is a semi-tropical island and the largest in the Ryukyu chain. It is surrounded by world-class beaches and has a moderate climate with an average annual temperature of 73 degrees Fahrenheit. Okinawa thrives from the popular tourism industry and is considered a hot spot for a variety of recreational water activities, such as sport fishing, swimming, scuba diving, kayaking, jet skiing, surfing, and kite boarding.