- September 29th, 2015
[Azemichi Yorimichi in Kami-furano] Vegetable Curry and Rice Is Full of Fresh Vegetables
- Azemichi Yorimichi
- Vegetable Curry and Rice
- List of Activities
- List of Accommodations
Farm Restaurant Azemichi Yorimichi (ファームレストランあぜ道より道) is a popular restaurant surrounded by fields in Kami-furano town located in the northeastern part of Furano city, and is near Lavender East of Farm Tomita (ファーム富田のラベンダーイースト). The Azemichi means "A path between rice fields" in English, and the Yorimichi means "Drop by" in English. 5 local female farmers wanted people to eat their vegetables, and have opened the restaurant since 2007. A highlight of this restaurant is vegetables, after all. Because visitors can eat vegetables in fields under Tokachidake Mountain Range (十勝岳連峰), I guess that they feel having enjoyed Hokkaido.
Farm Tomita (ファーム富田) is a popular tourist flower garden in Nakafurano town located in the southeastern part of Asahikawa city, and is a representative lavender farm of Furano that is famous for the lavender. Except the lavender, a lot of colorful flowers are planted, so 1 million tourists visit here every year. * A population of the Nakafurano is around 5000. This farm is open from late April to early November. Thier fields are roughly divived into 2 places, the Farm Tomita and Lavender East, and each places are at a distance. Admission free. The parking lot is free of charge. Temporary Lavender-batake Station (ラベンダー畑駅) is open from June to late October. Flower Fields No Trespassing ! Read More
I visited here around 13:00 on a weekday. All tables were full. Furthermore, 1 group of preceding visitor waited. I wrote my name in a paper on a board at an entrance, too, and looked around a garden to kill time. A parking lot for about 8 cars were provided in front of the restraunt, and most of those were "わ" or "れ" when I looked at vehicle's plates. Yes, those were rental cars. Because the restaurant was built in the field area, not having a car is an inconvenience. I can imagine that they wanted to visit the restaurant to eat from various distant places. Afer waiting for about 10 minutes, a waitress told me "Please come in, and go up to the 2nd floor". The restaurant is not so large, and has an atmosphere such as a private house. I entered the restraunt after I took off my shoes, and changed my shoes into slippers. The building had the 1st floor and the 2nd floor, and all seats were tables. The restaurant has some windows, so customers may viwe a typical Hokkaido scenery through a windows if they sit seats beside windows.
Kami-furano has rich nature, and Kanno Farm, Flower Land Kamifurano, Miyama Pass Lavender Garden and Hinode Park are relatively famous tourist attractions. Hot springs gush out in the Kami-furano, too, and Fukiage Onsen, Tokachidake Onsen and Furanui Onsen are popular.
Fukiage Onsen (吹上温泉) is a hot spring place in Kamifurano town located in the southern part of Asahikawa city. There are Fukiage Roten-no-Yu (吹上温泉露天の湯) and Fukiage Onsen Rest Center Hakugin-so (吹上温泉保養センター 白銀荘) at 1200 m above sea level. Those are popular for high quality hot springs and a sense of openness. A type of the hot springs is acidic calcium and sodium sulfate chloride spring, and its characteristic is sour taste. That has a lot of the meta-silicic acid content, so it seems to be effective for beautiful skin. Unfortunately, restraunts, cafes, cafes, souvenir shops and convenience stores are not built. Nonstop buses do not run from Sapporo, New Chitose Airport or Asahikawa. Kamirurano town bus from Kamifurano Station to Fukiage Onsen, and here are Tokachidake Line Time Table and Route Map. Read More
Tokachidake Onsen (十勝岳温泉) is a hot-spring place in Kamifurano town located in the southernern part of Asahikawa city. There are 2 buildings, Yumoto Ryounkaku (湯元凌雲閣) and Kamihoro-so (カミホロ荘) at around 1200 m above sea level, and it is said that the Kamihoro-so is a hot spring facility at the highest place in Hokkaido. There is a trailhead to Tokachidake Mountain Range (十勝岳連峰) at the end of a road, and a free parking lot and a restroom are built, too. The trailhead is next to the Yumoto Ryounkaku, and the Kamihoro-so is located under there little. The Tokachidake Onsen is famous for enjoying Sunrise, Sunset and Sea of Clouds because of the high place. Fall foliage are beautiful in an autumn, so a lot of tourists come. Unfortunately, restraunts, cafes, cafes, souvenir shops and convenience stores are not built. Read More
Express Bus "Furano-go" (高速ふらの号) runs between Sapporo and the Furano, and Express Bus "Lavender-go" (ラベンダー号) runs between Asahikawa and the Furano. In addition, North Liner, an express bus, is in service between the Asahikawa and Obihiro, and stop in the Furano or Biei, too, so people can move more rapidly than common transportation facilities. In the Furano and Biei, some rent-a-car companies open a business, so tourists can drive a rental car.
Furano and Biei
Furano region (富良野) and Biei region (美瑛) are located in the center of Hokkaido, and are one of the most popular tourist attractions in Hokkaido at present. 2 million tourists visit to savor lavenders, shooting places of "From the north country (北の国から)" that is famous Japanese television drama in the Furano and hills of the Biei. Blue Pond (青い池) and Shirahige Falls (白ひげの滝) in Shirogane (白金) has been became famous recently, and charms add to the Biei and the Furano as the popular tourist attractions more and more, and those region are receiving increased attention throughout the country and overseas country. It is one of characteristics that various colors can be enjoyed in the Furano and the Biei. Read More
Vegetable Curry and Rice
I sat a table seat on the 2nd floor, and ordered a large portion of Vegetables Curry and Rice (野菜カレー) recommended by the restaurant. The price was JPY 1,120. Afer waiting for about 10 minutes, the Vegetables Curry and Rice and a dish of salad were served. The large salad was combo! Kinds of vegetables were abundant, so I guessed that it was good for health. This salad was large! Salad dressing was made from onions. Fresh vegetables were delicious!
The Curry and Rice was topped with sliced large vegetables like vegetables of soup curry. Ingredients were Carrot, Zucchini, Green Pepper, Eggplant, Pumpkin, Potato and so on. Curry sauce was unique flavor, too, and was tasty. I did not know what this tasted like. Tomatoes might be used. But, without a large portion of rice, my stomach seemed to be full enough. When I told a waitress such that at a cash register, she replied "Some visitors often eat a large portion of Vegetables Curry and Rice and Pot‐au‐feu". Their satiety center might be paralyzed if the foods were very good. Anyway, I was full. Thanks for a meal! By the way, now their service seems to change into a self-service restaurant, so you must bring a dish or return a dish yourself if your number is called.
Vegetable Curry and Rice and Atmosphere of Restaurant Can Be Watched on Youtube
|Parking lot||Parking is provided (20 cars)|
|Regular closing day||Wednesday|
|Home page||Home page is here|
|Mapcode||349 251 488*32|
List of Accommodations
Refer to following websites for the accommodations in the Furno and the Biei. You can get information regarding online reviews and photos.
A page of Furano is here
By the way, Club Tourism (クラブツーリズム), a Japanese tour travel agency, provides various types of tours such as day trip tours or ordinary tours. In the case of bus tours, tourists do not drive their cars themselves, so they can savor alcohol. Choosen tourist attractions are national parks such as Rishiri and Rebun, Shiretoko, and popular tourist places such as Furano and Biei, and some activities such as hiking and fruit picking are also enjoyed depending on seasons. If you are interested in tour trips, you should visit the club tourism's website for details.
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