Drink Okinawa beer at the rooftop beer garden

Ishigaki has a vibrant night life with many restaurants and bars. Together with designer Yasutake Ikeshiro, I enjoyed an Okinawan brewed beer on the rooftop beer garden. This is a good location for hot summer nights with friends.

Eat local cuisine

There is Japanese soba and there is Ishigaki soba. The first is made of buckwheat, the second is made of flour. Local ingredients like fish cake, pork and island made soba noodles make the broth a savory delight. Ad a little bit ...

Cook like a local

Japanese cuisine is one of the best cuisines in the world. Fresh and natural ingredients are prepared by skilled chefs. In the tropical South of Japan, people use different ingredients influenced by surrounding countries. A cute Ishigaki grandmother showed me her farm, ...