Naniwa Kappo Kigawa specialises in Osakan kappo cuisine. Menus are in Japanese; a multi-course set menu is recommended for non-Japanese-speaking guests, from Y=15,000 ($176). More: 7-7, 1-Chome, Dotonbori, Chuo-ku, Osaka. China Southern Airlines flies from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth to Guangzhou, with daily connections to Osaka. More: csair.com.au. The luxury Ritz-Carlton Osaka in the city’s CBD is a short cab ride from the Dotonbori district and features two Michelin-starred restaurants, contemporary French restaurant La Baie and Xiang Tao, which specialises in Cantonese cuisine. Superior rooms from Y=26,000 (double occupancy). More: Ritzcarlton.com.