During a recent trip to Okinawa, I accidently discovered an awesome pancake shop in Chatan called Harbor while on a search for some sweet souvenirs from Timeless Chocolate.
Although the temperature stays relatively warm throughout the year, winter in Okinawa can be a little too chilly for beachgoers.
Almost every day I spend in Okinawa, I venture off to my favorite little acai bowl shop called Morning Bowls in Chatan.
Five Star Deli near the Sunabe Seawall in Chatan City has garnered a lot of popularity on Okinawa.
Foods like omurice, ton katsu and naporitan spaghetti are items you’ve likely seen on a menu if you’ve ever visited a casual dining restaurant in Japan.
Anyone who has ever turned on a television in Japan knows that food dominates the conversation here like nowhere else in the world.
“Umeboshi” is a very sour pickle made by fermenting plums. You will see umeboshi in Japanese lunch or bento boxes sold in the super market. This is in part to prevent food spoilage, because it is believed umeboshi help prevent bacteria growth.
This classic Thai chicken soup gets its rich flavor from quintessential Thai ingredients: coconut milk, lemongrass, ginger, turmeric, lime juice, chili, and cilantro. (30 minutes)
Pizza House is a household name in Okinawa. Since its opening in 1958, the restaurant has been loved by many locals and Americans alike.
This recipe is one of the Defense Commissary Agency's new Thinking Outside the Box (TOTB) quick, healthy, economical family meals.
Much like Angadi how is dubbed the “Okinawan doughnut,” “Sanguwachi Guwashi (sweets of March)” should be called the “Okinawan financier” in my opinion.
The season for the year’s first batches of green tea is upon us, and there are many ways to enjoy it.
In recent years the deliciousness of Japanese fruit has been attracting attention overseas. Among the sought-after fruits, melons have gained popularity as a high-class fruit.
In Japan, everybody loves noodles, and Okinawans are no different. In fact, they’ve got their own regional strand of the classic Asian cuisine – Okinawa soba. It’s not only a local favorite, but the dish of choice for many visitors who come in search of a true taste of Okinawa.