Monthly Archives: January 2017

Niseko Ramen Kazahana, Niseko

Back again at Niseko and realised that a lot has changed over the last 4 years. Many more new luxury apartments has sprung up and the surrounding area from Hirafu is much more developed. But some good stuff never change, … Continue reading

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Snacks & Food from Hokkaido (Hakodate)

In one of my earlier posts, I mentioned that we did a rather ridiculous amount of shopping for snacks and food on the first day of arriving in Hakodate. There is a reason for doing so, because for our next … Continue reading

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Kanimeshi Honpo Kanaya, Hokkaido

The journey time by JR from Hakodate to Kutchan station is closed to 5 hours, including a 1.5 hours transfer time at Oshamambe Station. Arriving at Oshamambe station closed to lunch time, we took the opportunity to get out of the … Continue reading

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Matsumoto まつ本, Hakodate

As with many enthusiastic foodies, we attempted to make a reservation at the 1-Michelin star (guide published only once in 2012) tempura restaurant Tazawa and failed despite trying it almost 2-months in advanced…In fact another Michelin-starred restaurant we shortlisted in … Continue reading

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Pastry Snaffle’s, Hakodate

Although Singapore has an outlet selling Pastry Snaffle’s I’ve never tried them before. Took the opportunity to try them at it’s birth place – Hakodate. The Snaffle’s are not sold individually but in boxes. The smallest is a box of 8 … Continue reading

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Hakodate Morning Market, Hakodate

For two consecutive mornings, we had our breakfast at the Hakodate Morning Market so here’s a consolidated street food finds in the area. The market area has a few parts: an indoor grocery (fruits/veg) market which is connected to a … Continue reading

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Hakodate Ramen Kamome かもめ, Hakodate

Right across the street from the Hakodate Morning Market, we located this tiny local ramen place – Hakodate Ramen Kamome. The shop front had traditional Japanese sliding doors and is single-handedly manned by the owner whose kitchen is right behind … Continue reading

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