Takoyaki are a treat that we want to enjoy all year round! Takoyaki is fun to make at home and delicious to eat at the store. At festival stalls and chain stores it usually can be bought for more than 500 yen. Our writer felt that it was kind of expensive and decided to look for cheaper takoyaki.
"Asahibashi Mizuho-dori Shopping Street" that runs from Asahibashi to the Hokkaido Gokoku (a shrine dedicated to martyrs) Shrine. It was once used as an important road connecting the 7th Division to the Asahikawa Station. People used to buy sweets here as a celebration of enlistment or discharge.
Asahikawa's winter is very cold. But the ice creams you eat in a warm, heated room are delicious, right ? Here are some ice creams that you will want to eat in winter (in our writer’s opinion) !
On cold days, people tend to crave for ramen (some people also crave for ramen on hot days though). The ankake ramen is a thick soup ramen. It is perfect for cold days because the soup stay warm for longer. This time, we will introduce restaurants where we can eat delicious ankake ramen.
Furariito is a popular alley for citizens and tourists. Various shops and restaurants from the Showa era are established here. This nostalgic place is also home of 4 yakitori shops, once called the yakitori alley, gourmets used to come very often. In this article we will present you 3 yakitori shops.
Since his childhood, our reporter don’t like greasy foods and only ate, once a year at most, katsudon. But lately his passion for katsudon awoke. This is why our writer will be eating around to find out which restaurant's katsudon suits his taste. But since he wanted to eat soba too, he looked for a soba katsudon set.
The soba noodles eaten at new year are called Toshikoshi soba. It says that eating hot soba on new year brings good luck and good health. Sure, you can buy soba at the supermarket and/or make soba from scratch. Soba dishes are simple yet the taste is completely different depending on the person who makes it!
Ramens are known for its usual soy sauce, salt, miso, tonkotsu, curry soup. However, there also are ramen with unusual flavour. In this article we will introduce you three ramen with slightly different flavours.
As Hokkaido is getting colder and colder, people who had lost their appetite in the summer heat have gradually returned. In this article we will introduce you curry shops as soup curry is one of Hokkaido's speciality.
There are too many curry shops in Asahikawa that you don’t know where to go ? Our reporter and curry-lover, ryo, will take you around Asahikawa and tell you about the best curry shops he found!
Every Asahikawa citizen has one or two favourite ramen shops. However, each person has their own taste preference, what would they recommend to people to the tourists staying in Asahikawa for a short time. This article will introduce the ramen shop our reporter would recommend to tourists.
There is a Facebook group called "Asahikawa Ramem-bers » (Ramen + members). Our writer was curious about what kind of shops and what kind of ramen fancied ramen-lovers. Among those shops, our reporter picked up some which seemed interesting to him. * It is not a ranking based on the number of posts or likes.
Asahikawa ramen is famous all over the country as a local speciality. Of course, in Asahikawa, there are other specialities that have been loved by the citizens for a long time.
In the Japanese version of asatan, there is a great number of ramen-related articles. We will be translating them little by little. Asahikawa has delicious ramen everywhere! Here are some popular ones !
Since we’re in Hokkaido, it’d be waste to eat seafood at a conveyor belt sushi restaurant and izakaya chains that can be found all over the country. But don’t worry! We have a solution for people who wants to enjoy a seafood lunch at a local restaurant for a reasonable price.
Curry or udon ? Why not both then ? However, when we think about a restaurant that serves curry udon, nothing comes to our mind. This is what this article is for, here are three restaurants where you can eat cheap and delicious "curry udon”.
Asahikawa citizens have their own favourite ramen shops in the city and they rarely go to the Asahikawa Ramen Village. Therefore, we would like to introduce you the shops in the Ramen Village.
But... for how much ? No need to worry. There are cheap course meals in some restaurants in Asahikawa to keep your wallet safe. There, you can relax and enjoy the authentic Japanese food.
When we asked a higher-up of the asatan editorial department where he usually eats his lunch, he answered with 3 ramen shops. In this article we will introduce you 3 ramen shops you can find around Asahikawa’s station and recommended by the editorial department!
There are times when you may want to put some money in food to treat yourself something delicious, right ? Here are three hotel buffets in Asahikawa for when you want to eat some gourmet food.