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  1. David

    Opinion McDonald's McFlurry — Black Thunder

    I've been enjoying the Black Thunder candy here for over a decade now. For those that haven't tried it, it's like a Twix bar but so much better—and a lot cheaper too! In fact, if it's not already at the counters in most convenience stores, you can find it within the discount candy for about ¥30...
  2. David

    INFO I know that a lot of restaurants are hurting, but...

    Sam's By-The-Sea near the airport in Naha City? I passed by today, and usually pass up their $40 steak and lobster plates, as we eat like that once in a blue moon. Though, today, something caught my eye. Bento boxes packed with the great steak one would expect there, topped off with a heap of...
  3. island cyclist

    Question Do the Okinawaians still make the best fried rice in Japan?

    Off base at Kadena Air Base was a fried rice joint, likely not there no more. After judo or karate practice I'd go to it and chow down. Had the best fried rice I've ever eaten. Also off base was a fried chicken joint (take out only) , back then the legs of the chicken were so big, not like...
  4. E

    2020 Spring Okinawa Bread Sweets Festival

    This is your opportunity to enjoy great food and snack bread made by local vendors for those that missed or weren't here for the previous Okinawa Bread Sweets Festival. The 2020 Okinawa Bread Sweets Festival held this Spring will take place on Sunday, March 15, 2020, from 1100-1600 at...
  5. E

    2019 Winter Okinawa Bread Sweets Festival

    The 2019 Winter Okinawa Bread Sweets Festival will be held on Saturday, December 14, 2019, and Sunday, December 15, 2019, from 10:00 to 16:00 at the Okinawa Cellular Stadium in Naha that is kid-friendly. Various food vendors will be set up that surely won't disappoint anyone's tongue! Some of...
  6. Five Supermarkets In Okinawa

    Shop Five Supermarkets In Okinawa

    Have you ever experienced having a hard time finding a supermarket while traveling in Okinawa as you're not quite sure what to look for? Maybe that's when you're driving from Naha airport to north for places such as Churaumi Aquarium, and you want to make a stop for a light snack. Although...
  7. E

    2019 Chatan Industrial Festival

    The Chatan Industrial Festival is a free festival that includes the 8th Chamber of Commerce Fair, the C-1 Chatan Gourmet Fair, and a meat festival as well. The event will take place at the Chatan Baseball Stadium, near AEON Chatan, on November 9 and 10, 2019, from 1000 to 1700.
  8. Okinawa Fear Factor Food

    Eat Okinawa Fear Factor Food

    When we very first got to Okinawa, we were eager to try all the new foodstuffs. Many items looked strange and exciting. But we found one item that looked comfortable and familiar. Six doughnut holes topped with creamy icing and what looked like a garnish of chocolate. We popped one in and, "What...
  9. 3rd Annual Okinawa Americana Fest

    Fun 3rd Annual Okinawa Americana Fest

    The 3rd Annual Okinawa Americana Fest will take place on September 15th on the first-floor of Koza Music Town Center. This event is hosted by Okinawa Americana, Gate 2 Garage, Nashville Okinawa, CRAZYz Chicken N' Waffles Koza Express, and WMD Street Food. Entry to the event will be free...
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