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Oyster’s delight at Kakigoya

Hi there! This is Hazuki, I’m the owner of the hostel. Hiroshima Prefecture has access to 60-70% of Japan’s oysters. And have you ever been to Kakigoya? It’s been one of my favourite oyster restaurants for a while now. I took a visit from a friend as an opportunity to drop by again. Kakigoya is […]

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MONGOI RAMEN

Hello, this is Hazuki, the Evergreen Hostel’s owner! Lots of delicious ramen restaurants line the streets in Fukuromachi, a neighbourhood in Naka-ku, central Hiroshima. I often stop by in one of them on weekends during lunch. Family ramen: Yokoduna-ya 横綱家 Famous Hakata ramen: Hakata Ippudo 一風堂 広島袋町店 Lately, I’ve been going to this newly reopened ramen shop. Mongoi […]

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Oyakodon at Nakau

Hi. I’m Hazuki, owner of the hostel. Previously, I wrote the following articles on surprisingly cheap restaurants in Japan. • Italian: “Saizeriya” • Japanised Chinese: “Gyōza no Ohsho” • Gyūdon Chains • Other: Chinese Restaurants in the City Today, I warmly recommend you one chain in particular! なか卯(なかう)!NAKAU!! It’s also conveniently located near our hostel. […]

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Vegan in Japan

Written by Kara Coming to Japan as a vegan was daunting. I didn’t know the language and wasn’t sure how much veganism was understood here. I considered taking a break from being vegan during my time in Japan, but the thought distressed me. I discovered very quickly that the concept of veganism is not well-understood […]

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Gyūdon

Gyūdon Hi. This is Hazuki, owner of the hostel. I’ve already written posts on the surprisingly wide variety of cheap restaurants in Japan. Italian: “Saizeriya” Japanised Chinese: “Gyōza no Ohsho” Other: Urban Chinese Today, I decided to write a long-awaited (?) post on Japan’s beef bowls: gyūdon  With its remarkable simplicity, this bowl of rice seasoned […]

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So Local: Chinese Restaurants of Hiroshima

Japanese-Chinese restaurants are really good. I decided to try out Sai Sai Rai (再々来). Inside this snug, downtown Hiroshima Chinese restaurant, there is room for five at the counter to the right, and a further three tables to the left. With its all-red facade, this tiny restaurant looks very instagrammable. It almost feels like being […]

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Heavenly Bagels

Hi there! This is Hazuki, owner of the Evergreen Hostel. I’m shocked. I never knew bagels could be this delightful! Up until now, the bagels I’ve been eating were always dried out or too firm… but what’s a bagel’s texture actually supposed to be like? With this uncertainty in mind, I simply began avoiding bagels […]

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‘SAPANA’: Exquisite Nepali Style Curry

Hi, I’m Hazuki, the owner of The Evergreen Hostel! Today, I’m taking you to yet another hidden, culinary gem: a Nepali style curry restaurant at a two-minute walk from our hostel Near the bottom of our folders and flyers, available at our desk, there’s a ¥100 coupon for this restaurant! Don’t forget to take it […]

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I want you to go to Gyoza no Ohsho

Hello there! This is owner Hazuki. There’s a thing I want our guests from all over the world to experience: Gyoza no Ohsho. • What is Gyoza no Ohsho? It’s an outstanding Japanese chain of Chinese food restaurants — even though I’d say its menu has been adapted to Japan rather thoroughly. In the Kanto […]

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Are you looking for the place to be for unlimited wine in Hiroshima? This is it!

grill&deli LAVE Are you looking for the place to be for unlimited wine in Hiroshima? This is it!   grill&deli LAVE I tried out this café today, which was established in Fukuromachi in April 2019. The venue is located on the first floor of the Hiroshima ‘marimekko’ マリメッコstore. From the hostel, it’s slightly more than a ten minute walk. […]