If you want to enjoy authentic Thai food on Okinawa, Siam in Nanjo City is a good choice.
Restaurant owner Yasushi Inoue and his Thai wife Nok have run the restaurant for 20 years with the goal of inspiring locals with their taste of Thailand dishes.
There is not much "America" in American Village, but if you're interested in some really good Thai food go to the second floor of the Carnival Park shopping mall. Jai Tai offers authentic Thai cooking.
The tiny Thai restaurant tucked among unassuming buildings just outside the gates of Camp Courtney is easy to overlook. With just a handful of parking spaces, it’s not the sort of place that attracts accidental diners along busy Route 75. But aromas emanating from it reveal some of the most authentic Thai food Okinawa has to offer.
Just when I thought I knew my neighborhood, this cute new restaurant pops up. Thai Food is a few blocks north of Torii Station and has some of the most delectable treats I’ve had since being on the island.
If you live on Okinawa, you might have heard about Goya, a local cucumber-like vegetable also known as bitter melon. As the name suggests, this green, bumpy veggie has a bitter taste but is a favorite in the summer season.
Eisai, a famous Buddhist monk who was a driving force to introducing tea from China to Japan in the late 12th century, said “Tea is a magic bullet.”
About 800 hundred years later, his words have been proven right by science.