A KC-135 Stratotanker piloted by U.S. Air Force Col. Richard Tanner, 18th Wing vice commander, drives through water spray May 7, 2019, commemorating Tanner's final or fini flight at Kadena Air Base, Japan.
Okinawa, Japan —The Army & Air Force Exchanges at Okinawa, Japan is offering a warm welcome—and a bite to eat – to visitors, Department of Defense contractors and civilians at Exchange restaurants and Express locations.
With the 27th Okinawa Marathon coming up on Sunday Feb. 17, traffic restrictions will be put in place on Kadena Air Base and off base. Listed below is a summary of information released by 18th Wing and the organizer of the race.
Unlike in South Korea or Bhutan, winter in Okinawa doesn’t take a lot of spicy hot-pot-type dishes to get through. That may be one reason why the subtropical island didn’t offer many spicy foods in the past.
The Wing King in Chatan is popular spot for anyone craving that classic taste of American-style chicken wing. This restaurant even specializes everyone’s favorite – buffalo wing – which can be ordered in or enjoyed as takeout.
It was by accident that we stumbled across Café & Bar HAPI TAPI. On our way back from a snorkeling tour at Blue Cave, we were headed to a sandwich joint in Onna Village, but their parking was full. Instead, we drove a block down to a different restaurant inside thatt could have easily been just another nice beach house on this stretch of road.
Sushi, tempura, savory ‘okonomiyaki’ pancakes – there are so many yummy edibles in Japan that you shouldn’t miss during your stay. Sample some of this lingo the next time you’re at a local restaurant to experience some of these specialties.
If you are “ramened” out and looking for a different style of noodle, you should try Marugame Udon. What is “udon” anyways? You might ask. Udon is one the Japanese traditional thick wheat noodles and Japanese people LOVE it.