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We Accept the '120-Min All-You-Can-Eat' Hokkaido Wagyu Challenge in Susukino, Sapporo

Sapporo / Chitose Yakiniku

In the Susukino district of downtown Sapporo, Hokkaido, the Ippatsu Don grill offers a 120-minute all-you-can-eat Japanese Black beef course that makes it easy to “eat a lot of Japanese Black beef without worrying about the cost.” Japanese Black beef, which is some of the highest quality beef in Japan, is popular worldwide. Its delicious, fine fat, known as “sashi,” melts in your mouth. We tried the all-you-can-eat course, and will share how to get the most out of this value-priced meal.

Adorable Animal-Themed Desserts at Shiroi Koibito Park: Enjoy a Drink with a Long-Tailed Tit Design!

Sapporo / Chitose Theme Parks

Located in Hokkaido Prefecture’s Sapporo City, Shiroi Koibito Park is offering limited-edition desserts during this year's holiday season. Using many of Hokkaido’s animals as a motif, desserts will be offered during their event, Shiroi Koibito Park: A White Christmas with Hokkaido’s Adorable Animals. These original desserts are made centering around Hokkaido’s animals and the color white to remind you of snow as well as the Shiroi Koibito cookie. Additionally, this event is scheduled to have many attractions as well as limited-edition products. Shiroi Koibito Park is easily accessible from Sapporo City, so why not add it to your list of places to visit during the wintertime?

Here's The Best Hokkaido Crab (And Where To Find It At Nijo Market!)

Sapporo / Chitose Sashimi

Many people will say, "When you're in Hokkaido, you have to try Hokkaido crab!" Surrounded by the cool sea, Hokkaido is a crab hotspot. Here you can find many restaurants offering a variety of crab delights, plus companies that immediately process crabs imported from Russia and Alaska. Now we know that crab with the right amount of saltiness, deliciousness, and sweetness that fills your mouth is what you are looking for! But what kind of crab can you find in Hokkaido and when is it most delicious? We spoke with Marumi Osanai Shoten, a crab processor in Nijo Market, which is very popular with travelers, to find out!

7 Inspiring Sights on Rebun Island, Japan's Secret Wild Northern Paradise

Wakkanai Other Nature

Rebun Island, also known as Japan's 'island of flowers,' is a scenic isle off the northwest tip of Hokkaido - and a treasure trove of natural scenic beauty. Cape Sukoton is at its northernmost tip and Cape Sukai offers the best view of the ocean’s crystal clear water; both sites are best seen while driving around the island. Here is an introduction to a course that describes these and other scenic spots.

What is Robatayaki? Discover Japan's Ultimate Grilling Experience

Kushiro Other Japanese Food

Robatayaki is a Japanese cooking method where ingredients are grilled in front of restaurant guests. Translated directly as "fireside-cooking," robatayaki is said to have originated in Sendai City in the Tohoku region. Once it reached Kushiro City in eastern Hokkaido, a region rich in seafood, it spread throughout Japan. Here, we look at the long-established robatayaki restaurant, Robata, in Kushiro City to explore the history of robatayaki and how it is served.

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