Here is our blog about Hokkaido restaurants and food. Because, when it comes to Hokkaido, It’s all about the food!

Grilled Uni Sake

February 23, 2016 pour

A simple and enjoyable way to enhance the aroma of sake with grilled uni.

Uni Cream Pasta Recipe

February 22, 2016 cream-plate

A creamy and delicious way to enjoy your fresh Hokkaido Uni.

Enjoy Your Hokkaido Crabs Li...

July 6, 2014 Kegani-cut

Here’s how to prepare your feast like a pro.

White Asparagus Serving Sugg...

May 25, 2014 White Asparagus Salad

Serving suggestions for your fresh direct-from-farm Hokkaido white asparagus.

How to Shuck Fresh Live Scal...

February 3, 2014 Scallops-Shucking-4

Learn to shuck a live scallop and prepare scallop sashimi like an expert chef!

How to Keep Peeled Apples Fr...

November 8, 2012 apple-feature

How to keep your peeled Hokkaido apples fresh without turning brown.

Tsuru Tsuru Tei Ramen Shop

October 27, 2012 Topped with a pile of finely sliced fresh scallion, the ねぎしおラメン (ne-gi shi-o ramen; Scallion Salt Ramen) is one of the most popular at this little Hokkaido ramen shop.

Our favorite little ramen shop – Date City Hokkaido

Nonosan Udon Shop

September 13, 2010 Beef Udon

An udon specialty shop that you don’t want to miss.

Irito Ramen / Izakaya (Updat...

March 14, 2010 Curry Ramen

A truly satisfying ramen experience is one that you can taste the shop owners’ pride in their craft.

Yamamomiji – Izakeya

March 14, 2010 Yakitori station

The fresh ingredients shines through in the wide range of dishes served.

Fukurou no Mori – Bric...

March 8, 2010 IMG_0644

A wonderful place for great pizza and fun for the kids near the Rusutsu ski resort


February 12, 2010 A hip quiet corner table

Chaihana combines the beauty of a quaint old farm house with bohemian chic

Gauche Bakery and Café

February 12, 2010 Fairy tale

Upon walking into Gauche Bakery and Cafe, you will notice that the natural wood interior and the beautiful lakeside view.

Ramuyato Bakery Cafe

February 10, 2010

Back to Restaurants As most Toyako residence will tell you, Ramuyato is a little gem of a shop.  It is a combination of bakery, cafe and gallery for some beautiful local arts and crafts.  Owned and run by two bothers …

Lake Hill Farm – Video Upd...

February 9, 2010 Ice Cream Selections

If you like Hokkaido ice cream and beautiful sceneries, you will love Lake Hill Farm.