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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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Sushi · sake · sashimi - food listings.

See all articles we have on the food we've eaten / seen / been too scared to try. Also check out The List!

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Hokkaido · Tohoku · Kanto etc.

I'm aiming to get through 60 cities in 77 days! See the places I've passed through already.

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[link]* is a combined travel / recipe blog (similar to ours!) documenting family recipes - and the team's process of finding them - for a book.

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Day 2: Tokyo - Shinjuku

Day 2

[blog]* Day 2 - rather unintentionally, Shinjuku, Shinjuku 2-chome and Kabuki-cho, and a brief look at the Japanese matsuri (festival)

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"The List"

The List

[feature]* Raw horse, salt-flavoured ice cream and dancing squid rice?! The complete list of what was slurped, munched and reluctantly nibbled at. Updated live with the blog.

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[food]* Chirashizushi, literally "scattered sushi", refers to sushi rice with a variety of ingredients mixed in. A very common dish, and found in distinct forms across the country. 

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[place]* The administrative and cultural capital of Japan, Tokyo is home to 12 million people, 160,000 restaurants and the most Michelin stars of any city in the world. From noodle bars to izakaya - if it's edible, you'll find it in Tokyo... somewhere.

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Day 1: Tokyo - Ueno, Asakusa

Day 1

[blog]* Welcome to! On our first day: Akihabara, Ueno, Asakusa and the sexiest airline meal EVER. Well, technically it's the second day, since I missed my flight... but who's counting? 

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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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