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Where is the Best Place in the World to Have Diarrhea?


I always say that Japan is the best place in the world to get a tummy ache, because even public toilets are often very clean.  They may even come with toilet seat cleaner sprays, bidets, and the amenities.  So in this creme de la creme of toilets, who wins the right to be called the best place to have diarrhea?    That honor belongs to no other than ICHIRAN RAMEN, Nishijin, Fukuoka Branch.  Never will you ever not have enough toilet paper!


Ichiran  Toilet

There seems no be no reason not to be there.  While Ichiran Ramen shops are scattered all over Japan, there is a special flavour that can only be had in their Fukuoka branches.  What’s more, their Nishijin branch is only one of the few shops that serves “Gotetsu” noodles, or those three are extra-firm!

(Source: Ichiran Ramen website)

If you are still not convinced, it is also one of the few shops that have these see Photo above)!  It is the perfect branch for the anti-anti-social!

For information on how to order your ramen in Ichiran Ramen, visit our earlier post here.

Dreams of Sushi – A film about a Master Sushi Chef trying to master his craft

Found this trailer on my facebook newsfeed and it got me interested. Jiro is the best sushi chef in Japan, with a humble sushi shop in a subway station. He still wants to get better. I’d be interested in watching this film.

If he looks familiar, maybe that is because you have seen him featured in Anthony Bordaine’s No reservation:

Where to Eat in Fukuoka: Bistro La Tortue

Homemade Sausage

I haven’t raved about a restaurant for the longest time. In Japan, I have gotten used to delicious food wherever I go so good food has gotten to be the norm. However, Asawa and I recently had dinner at Bistro La Toture and found the food to be splendid.  It is a small two story restaurant in Sumiyoshi that serves home-cooked French cuisine.  The first floor consists of 4 counter seats where you can watch your dishes being cooked, and the a second floor which could have been taken right out of a quaint French home. (more…)

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