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Must try food items in Hokkaido

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Must try food items in Hokkaido

This will be our first trip to Hokkaido. Arriving this weekend hopefully just in time for Sakura. We will be at Hakkodate, Otaru and Sapporo.

Other than taking in the sights, we would really like to savour famous Hokkaido dishes or snacks. Would really appreciate if anyone can give us some ideas and better still, where exactly to find them.


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1. Re: Must try food items in Hokkaido

Although it's been a while since it's been updated, search in the Hokkaido forum for a food thread started by Nessie3.

Famous dishes in Hokkaido include Hokkaido ramen, crabs, sushi, soup curry, and dairy products. Don't forget the various types of cookies and candies.

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Don't laugh, but since you said "snacks" I have to mention my favorite snack that comes from Hokkaido: Royce chocolate covered potato chips. Sounds weird but they are delicious! I haven't met anyone yet who doesn't love them. I have only bought them online. However, you should be able to find a Royce shop in the department stores in Sapporo. Here is someone's blog that mentioned them.


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3. Re: Must try food items in Hokkaido

Sea Urchin



"Gengis Khan"

Potato Chips and Potato products

White Chocolate (Royce)

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4. Re: Must try food items in Hokkaido

My wife loves these strawberry chocolates



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5. Re: Must try food items in Hokkaido

ROCYE'S Caramel Chocolate Potato Chips!


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6. Re: Must try food items in Hokkaido

Thanks, guys, exactly what I need. Keep them coming.

Sammy - thks, found Nessie's thread, very useful indeed but only for restaurants in Sapporo.

Renga, Amanda - i gotta try this choc potatoe for sure

William, yamanote- the Royce strawberry white choc looks good too

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7. Re: Must try food items in Hokkaido

Rockmelon. The taste is mind blowing...heavenly..

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