Fukuoka #3.3

We had such a full lunch! we didn’t want to spoil our dinner! So we continued exploring around Beippu City and walk off some of our lunch so we can enjoy our dinner!

Famous Fountain Near Beippu Station

Quaintly Designed Onsen

Beippu Tower

then finally dinner time came!! and we went back for dinner!!!

Mackerel Sashimi

Mochi Toufu

Wild Mushroom with grated yam

Pan fried Mackerel

Salad in Yuzu dressing

Clear Sea bream soup in Dashi Stock , Topped with Raddish

Pan Seared Beef with Mustard

Home made Fish Cake

Prawn and Vegetable Tempura

Because i told the innkeeper I don’t take prawns, I had a special one of

Fish and vegetables Tempura

and of course, not forgetting to end of the night with

Miso Soup


Fukuoka #3.2

Following the satisfying breakfast, We broke off from my friend’s family to explore around Beippu City .
Being part of a foodie family, we would explore a culture through their cuisine and went in search for a good sushi place.
We chanced upon

Ikesu Kappou Heike


As we enter in the shop

As we enter into the shop, I think we all felt a sense of relief! We have found the right place!!! ahhahaa!! Looks like a promising Sushi place to be 🙂
While talking to the waitress, we found out that shes half Singaporean and half Japanese! How cool is that! and she was very kind in trying to reccomend things for us!

Appetizer - Squid in Special Soy Sauce

Mackerel Sashimi

This Sashimi is one of the most freshest sashimi that I have ever eaten in my life!! because when the fish came, it was still like spasming!! the tail was wriggling! AND the best part of it was that, even after we finished eating the whole thing, IT still MOVED! I am not exaggerating here! but this has got to be one of the most fresh fish i ever eaten in my LIFE

Ika Sashimi noodles

This is one of the best form of squid I have eaten. The thought of it at first was pretty “huh? are you sure?” but  when dipped into the pigeon egg, it made the sashimi sweeter 🙂 significantly!! the work of the sashimi master is just fantastic! each noodle is very evenly cut ! Super impressed!

Unagi Tempura Don! Look how HUGE the eel is over the rice

Now, this is what you call a tempura Eel don! – man the Eel is so much more than the rice!

Tempura platter

3 types of dipping condiments to go with tempura. Extreme right is Curry salt!

An interesting way to match tempura! really interesting!!!  🙂

Tako Tempura

We decided to go with this – just to satisfy our own curiosity on how it would go, as reccomended by the waitress. It surprisingly didn’t turn out too rubbery, as well as had quite an interesting texture to it.
Overall we enjoyed this place dearly and will return, if we come back to Fukuoka 🙂

Ikesu Kappou Heike
Post Code  874-0919
7-2-14, Ishigakihigashi,
Beppushi, Oita Prefecture


Fukuoka Day #3.1

just like yesterday, we woke up in excitement to see what special is being whipped up for us today! We are quite a privilledged lot. Accordingly, this Ryokan only have Japanese Guests – we are the only foreigners that were staying there. We came to know about this place through my parent’s church friend- a retired Japanese that worked as a Chef in one of the big hotels in Singapore. He conducts gourmet tours around Japan in small selective group. My parents went for one of his tours and yup thats how we got to know about this ryokan.

Breakfast day#3

Dish #1 Fried toufu with ginger

Dish #2 - pan fried mackeral with sesame - super fishy didn't go down too well with me

Dish #5 : Salad with cream mayo dressing

dish #6 : dried shitake mushrooms

Dish #7 - sweet miso paste with sesame seeds