The assistant university forestry professor who switched his home in India for world-famous ramen and the annual Snow Festival of Sapporo. Throughout the year Hokkaido charms visitors with its stunning natural landscapes, generous folk, laid back vibe and delicious culinary world. In summer, locals and visitors alike can admire Sapporo Japan’s lush greenery and floral colours, while in winter, a snow-covered playground awaits, attracting those who love winter sports and want to witness the famous Sapporo Snow festival. But whatever the Sapporo weather and change in climate, its faultless food scene is open and on tap throughout the year. With a tasty array of local and authentic food choices, the city tempts foodies to some of the best restaurants in Sapporo; and gives an insight into the freshest ingredients and dishes from the Hokkaido farmlands and surrounding seas. The Japanese believe food and its preparation to be a work of art, and it’s easily recognisable when tasting your way through city’s great food and smooth Sapporo premium beer. The Hokkaido capital of Sapporo Japan is brimming with local ingredients, flavours and spices and every plate is freshly prepared.