The Hokkaido region is like the epicentre of ramen culture in Japan. There are more ramen restaurants in Hokkaido than you can shake a stick at, each with their own style, flavour, and unique touch. Here is the ultimate list of the 11 best ramen restaurants in Hokkaido.
Arriving in Enoshima it's hard to miss this wooden-clad American-style bar and restaurant situated right along the river in town. Deigo By The River is coined as an "Ocean Cafeteria" loved by surfers and the locals of Shonan. Californian vibes here we come!
Bikkuri Donkey, famously known for its massive size hamburg meals (and its funny name) is one interesting place to eat! If you need protein and lots of it, you've come to the right place. Japan is full of wacky and interesting restaurants and Bikkuri Donkey is definitely a part of the club!
Three words. Creamy Miso Ramen. Miso ga Ichiban specialises in miso flavoured ramen. It's not your typical miso ramen though, it's like miso on steroids. Come hit the ramen gym of your dreams!
Experience the real way of samurai when you're in Tokyo next at Sengoku Buyuden! Here all history buffs and samurai lovers will be able to geek out over some traditional samurai armour, swords, and more! Get down here to discover great food amongst some historical Japanese culture.
Ranked 20th in the S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2011, Ryugin has a lot of accomplishments. It has three Michelin stars amongst other awards. Renowned Japanese chef Seiji Yamamoto wows his guests with a special fusion cuisine in downtown Roppongi, Tokyo. Come for an incredible food journey.
Venturing out towards Nakano along the Chuo line is Higashi Nakano - Nakano's little brother to the east. Here you'll find a long street called Ginza with a number of little shops and eateries. A local's favourite here is "Juban" a down-to-earth diner-style eatery with a friendly charm. The food is worth lining up for!
Food trucks have gained a lot of popularity overseas in recent years, but you might not see that many in Tokyo, as you need to know where to go to spot them! Antaru Kitchen Food Truck was a bit of a lucky find. Venture down to Kojimachi and grab some original Ghana grub!