Make like Fukuoka’s top chefs and peruse the stalls at Yanagibashi Fish Market for the best seasonal catches. Also known as Hakata’s Kitchen, this 120m long arcade of over 70 different stores is a feast for the senses. Once you’re done squeezing with the locals and taking in sights of the stalls decked out with fresh seafood and produce, stop by the restaurant Yanagibashi Shokudo in the middle of the market for some of the freshest sashimi around. Order at the counter on your way in and wait upstairs for the food to arrive. They have a menu that will satisfy even the most discerning gourmand, including sashimi teishoku (a set meal of sashimi accompanied with rice, miso soup and a seasonal side dish).
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