Hiroshima Dining

Sushi: a Short History and Where to Get It in Hiroshima

Sep 27, 2019 By Hugh Cann

The earliest form of sushi, known today as narezushi, most likely originates in the paddy fields along the Mekong River in Southeast Asia. The prototype narezushi is made by lacto-fermenting...[ Click to read more ]

Ganko Yatai: A Night Owl’s Go-To Food Court

Aug 26, 2019 By Hugh Cann

Ganko Yatai is basically six small izakayas (Japanese taverns) wedged into one large room make up this lively spot, where beer or sake are served up with the usual izakaya...[ Click to read more ]

Yokogawa: Where Old and New Meet in Hiroshima

Aug 26, 2019 By Hugh Cann

Historically, Yokogawa is the old Shitamachi and before the second world war was Hiroshima's commercial business district. The post-war reconstruction shifted most commercial and retail activity to Naka -ku (ward)...[ Click to read more ]

Teppanyaki in Hiroshima: Showy and Sizzlingly Tasty

Jul 22, 2019 By Hugh Cann

Teppanyaki is a post–World War II-style of Japanese cuisine that uses an iron griddle to cook food. The word teppanyaki is derived from teppan, which is the metal plate on...[ Click to read more ]

Eat Your Noodles (Hiroshima Edition!)

Feb 25, 2019 By Matt Mangham

Everyone loves noodles, and it’s easy to see why. For less than 1000 JPY, you’ll walk out of a good noodle shop satisfied with both the food and the atmosphere....[ Click to read more ]

‘Jewels of the Sea’ Miyajima Oyster Festival near Hiroshima

Jan 23, 2019 By Jade Brischke

Although Hiroshima is famous for its oysters throughout the year, it is during winter, in the coldest month of February that they're at their best.  Sure you can go to...[ Click to read more ]

Food of Hiroshima

Dec 03, 2018 By Mark Guthrie

Most cities in Japan can boast exquisite and marvelous food, and many of them are rightly vaunted for it. Hiroshima, for all its international fame, is not one of them,...[ Click to read more ]

Molly Malone’s Irish Pub in Hiroshima

Dec 22, 2017 By Matt Mangham

The truth is, if you’re going to be in Hiroshima a while, you’d find your way to Molly Malone’s (just ‘Molly’s’ to regulars) on Chuo Dori sooner or later without...[ Click to read more ]

Looking for a Good Time in Hiroshima?

Sep 13, 2017 By Jade Brischke

If you want to have a good time having a drink and some quick and easy food to eat whilst chilling out in relaxed surroundings, head to Good Time.  According...[ Click to read more ]

Import Stores in Hiroshima: The Solution to Your Cravings

Sep 13, 2017 By Jade Brischke

[caption id="attachment_33409" align="aligncenter" width="640"] If only the selection was this good!![/caption] There are three kinds of people who come to Japan: the first who continues to eat their Western diet...[ Click to read more ]