Restaurants & Food

Fratello Di Mikuni 

For those of you visiting central Hokkaido, especially the Daisetsuzan area you may be feeling a little left out of fine dining options. However, when you do you fancy something a little more fancy, we highly recommend Fratello Di Mikuni  … Read More

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Calmiss Cafe Pippu Hokkaido

Calmiss Cafe

Calmiss Cafe is Calm and according to the owner, blissful. The 2 words, calm + bliss = Calmiss. The cafe is a beautifully restored house across from Pippu Station. Since we already had lunch at Pipu Cafe, we only came … Read More

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Pippi Cafe at Pippu Station Hokkaido

Pipi Cafe

Even if you will not be using the train to get to or from Pippu, it’s still worth it to go to Pippu Station to enjoy Pipi Cafe. The newly built and modernized station is brightly lit with it’s large … Read More

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Yu-Yu Pippu Cafeteria

Yu-Yu-Pippu Cafeteria

Deep fried squid on rice with nori and sesame served with a bowl of miso soup and pickles on the side for ¥700 is not bad at all and maybe what you have come to expect from Japanese cafeteria food. … Read More

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Pippu Pudding

Pippu Pudding

Pippudding is obviously most famous for it’s light, fresh, creamy pudding and it’s not the be missed! But if  you head to their main shop, I highly recommend picking up at least one of their chiffon cakes. It’s the best … Read More

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Pipi Marche and bakery in Pippu, Kamikawa, Hokkaido

Pipi Marche and Bakery

Pipi Marche has 2 locations in Pippu Town. One is mainly a bakery offering freshly baked breads and sweet pastries. You can take out or if you choose to eat in you can have coffee served along with sweet selection. … Read More

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Boulangerie Mawarimichi

Boulangeria Mawarimichi

Although many people visit Hokkaido for it’s abundance of quality snow in winter, others  make their way north for the abundance of quality food. As expected, cities like Sapporo and Asahikawa are jam packed with gastronomical options, but you can … Read More

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Kawabata Ichiba Market in Pippu Hokkaido

Kawabata Ichiba Market

Kawabata Ichiba is a very popular market with tons of vegetables, some very local, some from other parts of Japan like Miyazaki lemons, and some fruit such as bananas and pineapples from even more tropical regions. The day I went … Read More

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Strawberry Cake shop in Pippu

Strawberry & Kaori & Pattiserie

If you are craving something sweet check out this lovely cake shop in Pippu Town. It’s right next to the market so if you are picking up a few things to make for dinner, pop in next door to Strawberry … Read More

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Susanta Kitchen Sri Lankan curry in Asahikawa

Susanta Kitchen

I have been to Sri Lanka and while there I probably ate curry at least once a day for 3 weeks but Susanta Kitchen in Asahikawa is still my favorite Sri Lankan curry shop.  I loooooove this place and I’m … Read More

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Asahikawa vegatarian and pescetarain ramen

Ganso Asahikawa Ramen Ichikura

Asahikawa is famous for ramen and therefore you will find endless options. Personally, I don’t eat meat or meat broth so my options or more limited but I was very pleasantly surprised to find I did have more than a … Read More

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