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    Random Japanese Foods

    It was a mission of mine to eat a huge variety of foods in Japan as I possibly could. I ate sushi, tempura, donburi, and even fast food from corner stores like 7-11 or Lawson's. I've listed here some of the meals and snacks that didn't really belong to any other post.

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    Battered Tempura in the Big Black House

    Daikokuya translated literally means 'Big Black House'. I have no idea what that kind of meaning there is behind the name, but I do know that this restaurant served the most expensive tempura meal I have ever had.

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    Food: Unagi!

    My last night here in Tokyo and I had a few thousand yens left to spend. During the day I took the day to go to the onsen in the mountains. I got back in the city just in time for dinner. Sitting in my hostel bed, I tried to figure out what to do from there.

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    Tokyo, Japan and Tsukiji Fish Market

    It probably would have been better if I woke up earlier than 6am to go to the Tsukiji Fish Market. But as it was a vacation, I crawled slowly out of bed.

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    Food: Kaiten-zushi (or conveyor belt sushi) in Tokyo’s Asakusa District

    Staying in the Asakusa district of Tokyo makes you a bit isolated from the central hubbub of the downtown area. That is not to say that there is nothing to do. There is a sizable bar street and lots of neat small shops in the area. The hostel I stayed at was called Sakura Hostel.

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