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Kasanoya is reputed to be the best place for buying umegae-mochi, a traditional dessert from Dazaifu. I've not tried the others so I don't know if indeed Kasanoya's is the best but it is quite a nice sweet to eat.
We were very lucky to get table during lunch. The restaurant itself is very peaceful. Around us, there were only Japanese people who were sitting and relaxing while enjoying Mochi filled with Japanese bean paste. Other foods are also very good.
My Japanese friend knew where to stop on the busy, touristy road to Dazaifu for the famous local delicacy, Umegae-mochi. The stylish, minimalist interior complemented the fine looking mochi, which we enjoyed with green tea. Delicious! If you want to try this local snack, then...More
This shop sells umegae-mochi, a rice cake filled with red beans, a very popular local snack. This seems to be the most popular shop with rather long queues. I noticed the queue moves pretty fast and hence decided to join in. After 10 minutes, I...More
Came here on the New Year Day. Many people are lining for the traditional snack, "plum cake" here while this restaurant apparently had the longest line. The snack's taste actually has nothing to do with plum. The name originates from a historical anecdote that a...More