Tasty hamburger joints in Japan are quite elusive. As anybody who has made the mistake of typing in the word “hamburger” and their local address into a google map search will vouch (yes, all you get are a bunch of McDonalds), there doesn’t seem to be a particularly easy way to find them. Come and read article number 4 in our series of “The Quest for Japan’s Best Hamburger”. How many stippies does Yokoji Hamburger Utsubo Koen score?
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The forth in our “Quest for Japan’s best hamburger” series. Pocke Farm in Okinawa, is like one of those little huts run by Filipinos that you’d expect to find in a Hawaiian parking lot. The shop itself is just a small box adjacent to American Depot but it does have quite a spacious deck “out the back” for customers to sit down and enjoy their hamburgers so it actually pulls off a high score when it comes to atmosphere points. As for how the burger actually tasted, come and read the full article.
Contrary to popular belief, I believe the best hamburgers are definitely a slow food. Just because McDonald’s made hamburgers into the archetypal fast food, it doesn’t mean we have to sacrifice the concept of a real high quality burger. While it’s rare to find a burger joint that is willing to keep their customers waiting 15 minutes or more after ordering, T’s Star Diner (Takatsuki, Osaka) is, and is proud of it.
This is part two of our series on Japan’s best hamburger. This time, we took a trip down south to Okinawa, to sample of of the (locally) famous Jef Goya Burgers. We rate the burger place with our system of “stippies”. Take a look to find out if you should or shouldn’t put it on the menu for your next trip to Okinawa!
I don’t take my burgers lightly. As a big fan of hardcore burgers and an unforgiving critic of cheap imitations, I am on a seemingly endless search for Japan’s perfect burger, and have been for more than a decade.