These Shops in Japan Will Introduce You to a New Way of Enjoying Plums
We're raring to give these a try!
Dazaifu, a representative tourist spot in Fukuoka Prefecture and the birthplace of Japan’s new era name (Reiwa), has a lot of restaurants that are currently having fun with the local plum harvest. In fact, they’ve come up with cool new items for you to try out!
We feature some of the stores below:
Noel no Ki
Noel no Ki is known for serving over 100 types of parfaits. Recently, they introduced their newest creation—the Reiwa Dazaifu Ume Parfait (¥1,620) with plum ice cream, honey-cured plums, macarons, and fu (wheat gluten) chocolate.
Reiwa Dazaifu Ume Parfait
Noel no Ki is located at 1-2-24, Ishizaka, Dazaifu City, Fukuoka Prefecture and is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily except on Tuesdays (if Tuesday is a holiday, then they are open). You may contact them at +81-92-929-0183.
DAZAIFU BURGER & FRIED CHICKEN CHIKUSHI-AN
Created with the image of plum blossoms in mind, DAZAIFU BURGER & FRIED CHICKEN CHIKUSHI-AN releases the Ume no Hana no Utage (Plum Blossom Feast) Reiwa Burger (¥500). This menu item consists of juicy chicken karaage, plums, chikuzen-ni-style (a type of simmered dish) Japanese arrowroot (or kudzu), and locally-sourced vegetables.
Ume no Hana no Utage Reiwa Burger
DAZAIFU BURGER & FRIED CHICKEN CHIKUSHI-AN is located at 3-2-2 Saifu, Dazaifu City, Fukuoka Prefecture and is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. or until products are sold out. Schedules may vary. You may contact them at +81-92-921-8781.
Coffee fanatics will definitely enjoy Dazaifu Baisendo’s Manyo Coffee (¥850 for a 100g powder pack, ¥200 for a one drip-coffee packet, and ¥850 for five of those), a blend that’s roasted in-house at a low temperature with plum extracts and rock salt on lava rocks. Any purchases above ¥600 will give you a free cup of coffee to go.
Dazaifu Baisendo is located at 3-3-33 Saifu, Dazaifu City, Fukuoka Prefecture and is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, and from 10 a.m. on weekends and Japanese holidays. Schedules may vary. You may contact them at +81-92-922-3338.
Provided by Japan Walker ™, Walkerplus ™, and Kyushu Walker ™ (5 July 2019)