While our parents waiting in line for the ferry to Macau, A2 and I went into the nearby Aji Ichiban – a Japanese small-snack store. A2 bought a pineapple biscuit, a pineapple in green tea biscuit and a chestnut bun. I got a small vacuum pack of roasted goose and a pack of soy quail eggs. The goose tasted a bit like duck but with the texture of pork. [gallery link="none" columns="2" type="rectangular" ids="1787,1788,1790,1789,1826"]...

Our last breakfast in Japan. There were salads, a vermicelli/potato/carrot cold stew, teriyaki mackerel, cured salmon, miso, porridge, rice, soft-boiled eggs, scrambled eggs, tofu, frankfurts, a nice selection of interesting breads, cereal (corn flakes, chocolate cereal and granola), lychee, oranges and grapefruit. There was a little bowl of bonito next to the tofu too. [gallery order="DESC" columns="2" ids="1523,1525,1526,1527"]...

After our claypot dinner we walked through the flea market and tasted a mango and cream crepe from this rather popular stall. The next day I was passing through the same street and decided to try a meat mince/preserved vegetable bun, which they’re famous for (13HKD) and a red bean “teeth” pastry (6HKD). [gallery columns="2" link="none" type="rectangular" ids="1772,1774,1776,1778,1780,1782,1783,1785,1786"]...

I’ve heard that the ramen at Ichiran is among the best in Fukuoka and that it had a unique eating experience. I was desperate to try it. We filled out the English order forms at the front, paid for our meal tickets at the machine then waited for some booths to empty out. Luckily it didn’t take long for four seats in a row to become available. All of us had the ramen and a hard-boiled, salted egg (¥790+100). Mum also added in some ‘laver’, which she believes...