September 4, 2009

Hokkaido JUNKtion: Lucky Pierrot WHALE Burger

by Yoko Kumano

One of the best things about Hakodate, Hokkaido was that there were no McDonalds. This seems very odd, considering Hakodate isn’t such a tiny city. But not so odd, when you know that it has its own home-grown fast food chain Lucky Pierrot that could take over the world, just like McDonald’s, if it wanted […]

September 3, 2009

Hokkaido JUNKtion: Hakodate Soft Serve

by Yoko Kumano

My partner and I took a mini-honeymoon to Hokkaido this week with one mission – to eat our way through the Northern land famous for squid, crab, salmon and dairy. We ate so much that I will blaze through our eats in a series of posts centering on the photos I took. Adventures in Japan […]