Seafood cuisine is naturally what comes to mind when one thinks of Sapporo. But a lesser-known fact is that the city also boasts some really exceptional Italian cuisine! These 5 restaurants use fresh seafood, meat and produce from Hokkaido to make some Italian dishes that don't disappoint!
Shinjuku Unatetsu is an unagi (eel) specialized restaurant in the centre of the Kabukichou district in Shinjuku, Tokyo. In a traditional, yet laid-back atmosphere you can enjoy classic dishes such as "unaju" (eel served over rice) and unique eel skewers grilled over the fire.
Hiroshima Castle (広島城) is an impressive sightseeing spot in Hiroshima. It is easily accessible and close to many other sightseeing spots, such as the Peace Memorial.
For a true taste of Hokkaido, nabe dishes are a great option (especially during the cold season!). There are many restaurants serving seafood in Sapporo that also serve some amazing local nabe (Ishikari, yosenabe, etc.) that you should definitely try. Here are some of the best!
Hokkaido is known as a popular place for people with a fine palette. There are so many good foods to try on the island, and meat is no exception. If you are in Sapporo and would like to have some yakiniku, here are some of the best places there is for it!
Akashi Whiskey isn't a major Japanese whisky producer in Japan, but it gained in popularity because of its exquisite taste. It is produced in Eigashima in the Hyogo prefecture. It is said to be one of the smoothest whiskies out there.
Whether grilled or teppanyaki style, these are some of the best places in Sapporo for steak! Some of this selection are high-end restaurants while others are quite cheap. All of them are restos very popular with the locals that you can't go wrong with!
Okonomiyaki is often referred to as a Japanese savoury pancake. It's a dish packed with all kinds of ingredients and fried in a large pancake shape right in front of you. It's a must-try if you are in Japan! Although the dish is most famous in the Kansai region, there are some good restaurants in the north as well. Here's our selection for Sapporo.
The pudding-dog Pompompurin has his own cafe in the popular district of Harajuku. For the many Sanrio characters' fan, this cafe might be very well worth putting on your bucket list. Enjoy a cafe with a calm atmosphere and cute Pompompurin-themed meals, desserts and drinks. Here's the menu and what the inside looks like!
The Big Buddha In Nara is a must-visit sightseeing spot in the Kansai area. You will find information about Todaiji Temple, and where to find a great lunch spot close to it.
Matcha Cafe Maiko an award-winning matcha ice cream store from Honolulu will open a stand in Yurakucho, Tokyo! You can also try the luxurious matcha ice cream cone with a gold leaf.
Wakayama is a wonderful prefecture to visit in the Kansai region. There is just so much to discover! There are UNESCO World Heritage sites, spiritual getaways, awesome sightseeing spots, beach & onsen resorts, theme parks, etc. There really is something for everyone in Wakayama alone!
Wakayama Adventure World is such an exciting place to spend the day. You can start the day by visiting the pandas, stop by to see the cheetas, and then head over to the aquarium to see the dolphins. After lunch, you can take a ride on the Ferris wheel to have a stunning view of the ocean and then hop on some exciting rides!
Who would have ever thought that there are such beautiful beaches right in Wakayama, in the Kansai area? When you think of Kansai, you probably think of tasty food in Osaka, of beautiful traditional sightseeing in Kyoto and Nara, but never beaches, right? Well, This might change. Here are the top 3 beaches to visit while in the Wakayama area!
After the massive success of his permanent cafe in Osaka and his pop-up cafe in Tokyo, lazy egg Gudetama is opening a new Cafe near Nagoya Castle! For the first time, he's collaborating with Pompompurin, another endearing character by the Japanese company Sanrio!
When it comes to bars, Sapporo has much to offer. If you are looking for a warm, old-fashion classy bar with lots of character and great cocktails and drinks, there are some little gems you should know about! Here is our selection of the 5 best classic bars in Sapporo!