Whilst perusing the list of popular cafes and restaurants in Akita, I wandered across FRANK, a soup curry house in Hodono. The building is a charming and tiny wooden house only open for lunch. They serve three kinds of soup curries and one rue-type curry that changes daily. Their specialty is curry rice - so … Continue reading FRANK

Jiro 310

Jiro 310, one of the few bakeries in Akita City, is located a far cry away from my office and house in Hiroomote. So, after a business trip at the university in Tegata, I slipped away for an early lunch there (a 10 minute bike ride as opposed to a 30 minute one if I … Continue reading Jiro 310


The outside of Conmigo is already a eye-catching dark brown-black, almost the shape of what you would expect a church to look like. Located in Hiroomote and near Tegata, the surrounding buildings are more classy than you would expect from the other side of Akita Station. Conmigo is an atelier and cafe, as they offer … Continue reading Conmigo