okinawan food

  1. Happy Goya Day!

    Fun Happy Goya Day!

    Goya Day isn't necessarily a holiday in Okinawa. However, it's the recognition of a traditional fruit grown in Okinawa, goya. While being classified as such, most outside of Asian countries wouldn't believe so as it is bitter in taste; it's known more widely around the world as bitter melon...
  2. 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...
  3. Dine In A Casual Atmosphere – Give A Shokudo A Try!

    Eat Dine In A Casual Atmosphere – Give A Shokudo A Try!

    I believe that most people traveling or getting stationed overseas are interested in local cuisine. However, sometimes it is hard to find places to get good local food other than the ones introduced in magazines. These places tend to not only be packed with tourists but can also be very pricey...
  4. Experience Okinawa Nightlife With The Entire Family

    Culture Experience Okinawa Nightlife With The Entire Family

    Many of us like to spend the weekend or special nights having our favorite drinks outside the house. Whether you’re single, newlywed with or without kids, or you just want to go out with your children while your significant other is away, there's a lively place for everyone to equally enjoy the...