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The epic journey, in chronlogical order

Follow me as I battle hungry dogs, the Akita dialect and angry old ladies as I hunt for the perfect sushi.

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[food]* Cooked in a miso, salt or shoyu base, chanko-nabe is traditionally served to sumo wrestlers to help them gain weight.

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Day 8: Revenge! Asakusa & Ryogoku

Day 8

[blog]* Day 8 - revenge! Back to Asakusa, and going to Ryogaku for chanko-nabe

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[link]* Fashion meets food meets sheer awesome at luxirare.com. Sadly more fashion than food nowadays, but check the archives for her bento and crisps posts.

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Day 4 - 7: A Little Trouble

Day 4 - 7

[blog]* Day 4 to 7 - getting in a healthy amount of trouble: visiting a Japanese hospital (twice), seeking help at an embassy, and the wonders of convenience store food

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Day 3: Tokyo - Harajuku, Shibuya

Day 3

[blog]* Day 3 - window-shopping in Harajuku and Shibuya. Plus, an unexpected encounter with roast squid and chicken bum... wait, chicken what?

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Bonjiri skewers

[food]* Dusted lightly with salt and roasted on high heat, this dish employs that most succulent and juicy part of the chicken anatomy: the bum.

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The administrative and cultural capital of Japan, Tokyo is home to 12 million people, 160,000 restaurants and the most Michelin stars in the world (227)
Uni - sea urchin

Uni, or sea urchin, is one of the most treasured delicacies in Japan, but it's also eaten in Chile, the West Indies and in Mediterranean cuisine.
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