Yanagibashi Market

Yanagibashi Market, or ‘Hakata’s kitchen’ as it is sometimes known, has been supplying Fukuoka’s restaurants and residents alike with the freshest fish, vegetables, meat and other local produce for nearly 100 years. We visited the charming arcade on a Saturday morning where we sampled delicious seasonal treats like strawberry mochi and grilled oysters, and discovered intriguing new ingredients such as blood clams and mirugai, which are spitting shellfish – don’t get too close!

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Originally published in the March 2014 issue of Fukuoka Now magazine.