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Genghis Khan, Mongolian Barbeque

CONTRIBUTED BY CANDICE ONKEN As our time draws to an end on this island, we begin thinking of all the places we loved best. Whether...

Bungalow Filipino Restaurant

CONTRIBUTED BY KATHRYN CALAGUI My husband and I are both Filipino-Americans and every now and then we miss the taste of a home-cooked Filipino meal....

Bamboo Cafe

CONTRIBUTED BY JESSICA ZENTENO Sounds of reggae music, the smell of jerk chicken and a bright red awning make Bamboo Café hard to miss as...

Charlie’s Tacos

CONTRIBUTED BY HEATHER GELORMINE The book club that I belong to here on Okinawa has been meeting for longer than I've been on-island, but when...

Boulangerie GIDON Bakery

CONTRIBUTED BY AVIVA BOWMAN I love artisan breads…and I miss them terribly. Though I love to cook and bake, bread is not on my list...

Off Base Housing, near Foster & Kadena: Okinawa City, Awase

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...

Tus Amigos

CONTRIBUTED BY KELLY GARCIA There was a time when my "go-to" foreign language was Spanish. If I needed to speak a language other than English--any...

Off-Base Housing, near Kadena & Foster: Awase/Okinawa City

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...

Off Base Housing, near Foster & Kadena: Toguchi, Katagusuku-son

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...

Tonneau – The Barrel Bistro & Bar

CONTRIBUTED BY KIMBERLY My friends told me last week that they wanted to take us to a new restaurant. "The Barrel, have you heard of...

The Loop

CONTRIBUTED BY JOELLE In need of some girl-iness? I have THE spot. The Loop is a fabulous coffee and tea shop between Gate 2 & 5...

Off Base Housing, near Kadena: Okinawa City, Takahara

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...

Off Base Housing, near Shields & Kadena: Okinawa City

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...

Off Base Housing, near Kadena & Foster: Kitanakagasuku/Awase

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...

Off Base Housing, near Kadena: Kaiho/Okinawa City

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...

Wing King

CONTRIBUTED BY KELLYERACE Sometimes I feel like I could do just fine as a vegetarian. Other times I eat Wing King. Something about that little...

On-Base Housing, Kadena: Sebille Manor E1/E6

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...

Marino’s Italian Restaurant

CONTRIBUTED BY KELLYERACE Here we have a big pot of cheesy fondue, a bowl of mushroom and bacon pasta, and a buffet of tiny deserts. All of these...

The Birthday Store … Fashion Centre Shimamura

CONTRIBUTED BY DIANA MIDDLETON Thank you to the readers who helped translate the name of this store. I'm sure most of you have seen the...

Uroko’s and Fujiyama’s – A Study of Contrasts

CONTRIBUTED BY JEN PRESTON Today, I'm sharing one of the Seawall's best kept secrets. Okay, it's not that well-kept, but it is one of my...

Thai Restaurant, "SomChai"

CONTRIBUTED BY KELLYERACE Okay, now this is one of those places that you kind of feel guilty writing about because it is a little treasure,...

Off Base Housing, near Kadena: Goya/Okinawa City

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...

The Tropical Moons

CONTRIBUTED BY JEN PRESTON One thing my husband and I miss most from home is our local watering hole, Del's Cash Only Saloon.  It was...

Yakitori House & Meguro Torimaki

CONTRIBUTED BY KELLYERACE So, I didn’t know that just outside of Kadena Gate 1 next to AU, a cozy little nook of a yakitori bar...

On Base Housing, Kadena: Stearley Heights FGO

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...

Yazaemon

CONTRIBUTED BY JULIA Yazaemon is a relatively new restaurant that opened up about 4 months ago. I was lucky enough to end...

On Base Housing, Shields: E4+

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...

Yoshihachi

CONTRIBUTED BY KAHO This is one of my favorite restaurants on the island.  When we have visitors, we like to take them to this restaurant...

Co-op II – Organic Vegetables and Lunch Food

CONTRIBUTED BY KAHO I wrote about Co-op a couple of weeks ago and said that the Co-op stores carry organic vegetables.  For those of you...

On Base Housing, Kadena: Stillwell E1/E6

Living overseas has its challenges, and a commonly agreed upon one is finding that perfect place to live. To help those of us who...