【Nagasaki Lunch】HIKARI BURGER at Sasebo city

25.March.2017 | FEATURES / FOOD

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Continuing with my Nagasaki tour, the next stop should be Hikari Burger (a.k.a SASEBO BURGER)!!!

Yes, this is what Sasebo City is known for.

Hikari opened in 1950 and is one of the oldest burger restaurants in town.

They are famous for its jumbo size burger. When I mean jumbo, it’s really jumbo.

I lived here for 16 years, but I never had the chance to try it so it was actually my first day to order one!

There were all sorts of burgers: Hamburger, Cheese Burger, Bacon Burger, Fish Burger, Jumbo Chicken Burger…etc.

I decided to go with the “Special Burger”. I mean, who wouldn’t buy something that said “special” on it?!

There are 3 tables outside for people to sit so I waited there. It has a nice little roof to block the sun.

As my number was called, they handed me the huge special burger wrapped in a nice white cover.

 

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The Special Burger contained: huge soft buns with chicken meat, cheese, omelet, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, and onions.

 

 

 

 

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As you can see from the picture, the egg is standing out so bright~! It was so hard to take my first bite off the burger because it was so tall. It took me 3 bites to actually get to the chicken and egg. I really liked their buns because they didn’t have any sesame’s and they were super soft and sweet. The combination of the chicken, egg, and the bacon are always the best. As I kept eating, first I thought the sweet flavor was from the buns, but they were actually the sauce. They rearranged the mayonnaise with some kind of spice, that the burgers actually tasted sweet! It took me a long time to finish because I’ve never had a burger that big in Japan.

If you miss the real American size hamburger, come to Hikari!

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■Writer:Jessica

■SNS:@mintbaaby

■Information

Address:〒857-0047 Nagasaki ken, Saseboshi Yaokamachi 1-1

Open:Monday ~ Sunday 10am~20pm

Closed::Wednesday

Phone::0956-25-6685

 

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    Seaside BBQ
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    ボスコスコレクション

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    In addition to popular outdoor spots like the Hydrangea Road, the Hydrangea Wall will also be set up where the wall of a room will be covered in vibrant hydrangeas. Here, you can take your time admire the gorgeous flowers. There’ll also be a market where you can buy varieties of plans you’re interested in, as well as a tour by a hydrangea expert, a hydrangea light-up show at night, and more.

     

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    Hydrangea Wall / Huis Ten Bosch Palace
    The giant Ajisai Wall will tower 2 meters upward and 10 meters across, laced with brilliant hydrangeas of light blues, pinks and more. In the Hydrangea Herbarium, hydrangeas will be lit up in the water, and 700 hydrangeas will float in the palace rooms.

    Location: Huis Ten Bosch Palace

    Price: ¥500 (Passport Ticket) / ¥700 (Walking Ticket)

     

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    Hydrangeas & Music
    While being enveloped in the radiant rainbow hues of hydrangeas, you can enjoy the flowers together with music in the garden.

    Location: Amsterdam Square

     

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    Hydrangea Road
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    Location: Huis Ten Bosch Palace

     

    Hydrangea Hotel
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    Location: Hotel Europe
    Price: Entry permitted with just a Hotel Restaurant Ticket (¥1,000). You do not have to pay to stay at the hotel to enter.

     

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    Location: Location: Huis Ten Bosch Palace

     

     

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    Huis Ten Bosch Nagasaki
    Address: Huis Ten Bosch-cho, Sasebo, Nagasaki Prefecture
    Opening Hours: 9:00-22:00 (*May differ depending on the season and day)
    No Fixed Holidays.
    TEL: 0570-064-110
    URL: https://www.huistenbosch.co.jp/
  • ~Wild Beach~ Enjoy the best resort-filled rooftop bar and BBQ

    05.July.2017 | FEATURES / SPOT

    Summer is almost here and it’s time to enjoy the sun, the beach, and the food!

    Who would have thought you can enjoy the resort like atmosphere in Shinjuku?

     

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    Well, Tokyo Sky Resort Wild Beach (Shinjuku) is the best place to visit when you are tired of the city and feel like relaxing.

    Once the elevator door opens, you will enter a completely different zone. The area is filled with white sand, beach beds, and sofa seats, creating a tropical beach resort atmosphere.

     

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    The “Beach Café Area” offers a fashionable “French style barbecue” where you can enjoy various kinds of appetizers and drinks. At night the area is lit up with candles and lights, creating a romantic feeling.

    At the private wood deck space, you can reserve the whole area and enjoy the recent trend in Japan, “glamping” (glamorous camping). There will be a glamping tent with tables, sofas, and a barbecue space to have a good time with friends and family.  There will also be a personal waitress that will be serving your food and drinks.

     

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    Try out the most popular drinks, Mango Sparkling and Peach Sparkling! They are very fruity and easy-drinking for anyone. Even the ice cubes are colored, which makes it very stylish and perfect for Instagram!

     

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    Continuing with Instagram, there are several cute photo spots inside the café. There are 3 different areas with wall art of an Angel’s wing and there are also swings here that will bring back your childhood memories.

     

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    Not only can you come and BBQ with your friends on the weekend, but you can also show up after work on a weekday to refresh and have a nice relaxing time.

    Reservation:

    • Beach Café Area with Parasol and Sofa ¥1000
    • Beach Café Area with Pergola Bed ¥2000
    • Wild BBQ ¥4500 (Kids under 10 ¥1500)
    • Wild BBQ for Girls Night Out ¥3900
    • Beach BBQ (¥5500) (Kids under 10 ¥2500)
    • Beach BBQ for Girls Night Out ¥4900
    • Luxury BBQ ¥7500 (Kids under 10 ¥3500)
    • Luxury BBQ for Girls Night Out ¥6900
    • Glamping BBQ ¥15,000 (Kids under 10 ¥5500)
    • Glamping BBQ for Girls Night Out ¥12,500
    • You can make any plan into all you can drink set with +¥1500
    • You must make a reservation if you are planning on going on Fridays or weekends and the reservation must be made a month prior.

     

    There are also free café spaces where you do not need to make any reservations so feel free to come in any time!

     

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    The Tokyo Sky Resort Wild Beach (Shinjuku) will be opened until September 30th, 2017!

     

    Writer:Jessica

    ■Information:

    Location: Lumine EST rooftop

    Address: 3-38-1, Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

    Open Hours: 11:00am- 23:00pm

    Phone: 070-3884-7290

     

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