August 19, 2010

Goat soup at Nanzan

What' the most famous and unique Okinawan food?
It's absolutely goat soup.

Some people told me that goat soup is too strong smell and taste, so you might not like it..... but that was not true.
If you want to eat yummy goat soup, just go to Nanzan (南山) in Kitanakagusuku.
It is important to use very fresh goat for good goat soup.
A goat soup lover who took me there said Nanzan is the best goat food restaurant in Okinawa and they always use only fresh goat.
You can get also goat sashimi and stir fried goat blood.

I'll try goat soup soba next time!

Nanzan (南山)
1391-2, Shimabukuro, kitanakagusuku, Okinawa
Tel: 098-932-3736
Open hours: 11:30-23:00
Holiday: Mon

August 18, 2010

Boulangerie Zazou

Small bakery in koza, gate street. Small counter table is available to drink coffee and tea with bread.

I bought apple danish and hard bread. Apple danish is quite good size and good ratio of apple and danish. And price is not expensive.
Hard bread is very hard (Of course), and I like it as well.

I plan to discover small shop near gate street. There seems to be a lot of small shop and interesting old stores near gate street.

Name:Zazou (ザズー)
TEL: 098-934-2380

Address:沖縄市中央2-15-1(Okinawa city chuou)

Open Hours:10:00~19:00

August 17, 2010

Macaron (マカロン)

This is not a Cafe information, but just to introduce one of the sweet.

One of our friend brought Macaron back from Tokyo.

Macaron is a French sweet which became really popular in Japan lately.

As you can see from the pictures, it's a bite size small, really cute and really sweet!

You probably can't find this anywhere in Okinawa, so if you want to try one, find someone who is going to Tokyo!!

August 12, 2010

Tasty Scone in Ginowan

I got gift from my friend.
Famous tasty scone from Jardan in Ginowan, Okinawa.

I tasted scone with cheese.
This scone is Not too sweet and not too buttery. Very mild. Small piece of cheese match scone itself.
Normally I need drink when I eat scone in US, because too buttery. But this scone wasn't.

The sister store opened recently in Urazoe. This store focuss on french sweets?. We should check out this bakery as well. (ドウジェーム・ジャン)

TEL: 098-890-3736

Address: 宜野湾市大山3-23-1 メイキャッスル1F (Ginowan Ooyama3-23-1 main castle 1st floor)
Open Hour: 10:00-20:00
Holiday: Sunday

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August 10, 2010

Okinawa soba with ocean view

Between Kadena and Yomitan, there is one Okinawa soba shop with ocean view. Nakamura Soba is quite popular in Onna village, but if you want to eat noodle in the quiet place with your partner, this is pretty nice place. Shop atmosphere is more like cafe rather than soba shop.

Price is 600 JPN Yen for normal size. For me, pretty enough size. For female, small size (400 JPN Yen) might be good.
Noodle itself is straight and soup is OK. little bit salty for me.

Unfortunately, rainy day. It should be better view.

This is the sign from outside.

Shop Name: 海が見えるそば家 (うみがみえるそばや)
Umiga mieru Sobaya. Soba shop where you can see the ocean.

Address:嘉手納町水釜6-25-13(Kadena mizugama)
Open Hour:11:00~18:00
Holiday: Monday

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August 5, 2010

Masoho's bento

Every Thursday, Cafe Masoho comes to campus and sell their healthy bento for us.

Here is yesterday's menu. Lunch box is 500 JPN yen. When I was there, those are already sold out. Thai curry, curry, and Taco rice are 550 JPN Yen. English muffin sandwich is 250 JPN Yen.
Some researchers are waiting on Thursday to buy their healthy bento box. One staff member bought Thai curry and sandwich together. This action tells us how tasty those are. And if food is tasty, people come and buy them.