• Gate 1 Tacos | Okinawa Hai
    April 24, 2015

    Gate 1 Tacos and Antoshimo-Ticket Restaurants

    CONTRIBUTED BY EMILY BUREK I love the tacos in Okinawa! They look like the hard-shelled type and are a bit crunchy, but have the flexibility of a soft taco. The fillings are always simple- but fresh,…
  • July 8, 2013

    Ringer Hut

    CONTRIBUTED BY SHELL BURGER  I have driven past Ringer Hut on several occasions and always wondered what they served there. I always saw the parking lot full of cars and Japanese people going in…
  • April 22, 2013

    Wafu-Tei

    CONTRIBUTED BY MONETTE EAMES Wafu-Tei is a Japanese restaurant chain found all over Okinawa.  Sometimes, they are located inside San-A stores and sometimes, they are located near San-A buildings.…
  • March 29, 2013

    American Kitchen

    CONTRIBUTED BY CARLA SHANK American Kitchen is a recently opened fast food place for one-stop delicious meals. Ordering take-out here is easy - I called ahead and by the time I got there it was ready!…
  • December 20, 2012

    Burger King, American Village

    CONTRIBUTED BY SARAH PHILLIPS My husband had heard rumors that there would be a Burger King in the Aeon Shopping Center to replace the McDonalds in the food court. We went there to go shopping and…
  • July 24, 2012

    Barclays Court

    CONTRIBUTED BY ANGI BRZYCKI Barclay Exterior Truthfully, I am not really a fan of strip malls with the exception of Barclay's court in Urasoe City. For one, the Starbucks opens at 6:50 am compared…
  • August 21, 2011

    KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken)

    CONTRIBUTED BY CALYN PAQUIN When you think of KFC, what comes to mind? For me, it's the phrase, “finger licking good!” from all their commercials I’ve seen since I was a little kid. Now you…
  • August 15, 2011

    Sukiya Fast Food

    CONTRIBUTED BY LEEANN STEVENS Sukiya Front Last night, I felt like I wanted to try some local food. So we decided to go to Sukiya. I have often passed it but never tried it before. Sukiya offers rice…
  • February 25, 2011

    Chili’s and Chili’s Too!

    We've recently asked our writers to submit posts about on-base restaurants. These maybe obvious to most of you, but for those PSCing to Oki, it's fun to know what "home food" they can expect. CONTRIBUTED…
  • January 7, 2011

    Hotto Motto

    CONTRIBUTED BY MEGAN HOOSER A typical Saturday for my husband and me is to jump in the car and drive North. No destination in mind, we just go exploring. Often though, halfway through our drive, someone’s…
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