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Food

Smith & Kings: Bold Cocktails and Luxurious Burgers

It’s been a while since I’ve had a good burger. The Foie Gras Burger from Smith & Kings rectified that.

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Food

Mango Season at Stage Restaurant

Stage Restaurant loves to surprise the senses with their monthly performance dinner, which pairs great entertainment with delicious food and wine. This month, Stage celebrated the coveted mango with a headlining performance by Mango Season, a local band heavenly influenced by jazz and soul.

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Japan Travel

Camp Cafe Mumumu: Hop In The Tent And Cook Some S’mores

Tucked away in one of Beppu’s many tiny streets is a small camp-themed restaurant that serves comfort camping food. Chef and owner, Showta Hirose, came up with the concept for the restaurant because of his passion for the outdoors.

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Japan Travel

The View From Osaka Castle

There seems to be a castle wherever you go in Japan, but Osaka Castle should be on your short list of must visit Japanese castles. Originally built in 1583, Osaka Castle is the main symbol of Osaka. If you happen to visit between late March and Early April, then you’ll be lucky to see the castle surrounded by cherry blossom trees. Now THAT would be pretty (and cost you a pretty penny).

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Food

Get Your Slurp on at Golden Pork Tonkotsu Ramen Bar

The Hawaiian islands might be in the middle of a summer heat wave, but really, is there such thing as a bad time for ramen? I don’t think so. Having been to Goma Tei on numerous occasions (probably a bazillion times), it was time to try out a few new joints. Golden Pork and Agu Ramen Bistro are two ramen bars that I’ve consistently been hearing a lot about. There was no need to flip a coin. Golden Pork was the nearest and so Golden Pork it was.