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Days 12 - 15: Sapporo

Day 12 - 15

[blog]* Days 12 to 15 - various adventures in the chilly northern capital of Sapporo, including ramen, very expensive sushi, a beer garden and (super, super delicious) "soup curry" 

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Taiyaki

Taiyaki

[food]* Stuffed with red beans or custard cream in a waffle-like shell, this 101 year old fish-shaped snack is loved by young and old alike. 

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Day 11-B: Going to Hokkaido!

Day 11

[blog]* Day 11, Part 2 - Azabu and Roppongi districts, and trying some famous taiyaki. Plus, the long-awaited overnight train ride to Hokkaido! 

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Day 11-A: Tsukishima & Tsukiji

Day 10

[blog]* Day 11, Part 1 - Tsukishima district and Tokyo's speciality foodie dish: monjayaki. Plus, a sneak peek at Tsukiji Fish Market "behind the scenes" 

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The Ugliest Dish on Earth

How to Cook Monjayaki

[special]* So ugly, we gave it its own special article. But what exactly is it? We tell you all about it (and how exactly it gets that ugly) in this article featuring professional monja cooks from Tokyo.

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Monjayaki

Monjayaki

[food]* The predecessor of its famous cousin "okonomiyaki", batter, cabbage and dry ingredients are mixed and cooked on a hot plate to form this distinctly dubious-looking but very delicious dish.    

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