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polish sausage, potatoes, onions, and green beansdinner of championslunch of champions
peach soft serveapparently I just like ekiben with all of the thingsanother green tea parfait
tofu ice cream
combini cake bread thingfresh baked melon pan ice cream sandwichKushikatsu Yaisweet potato bunmilk tea churro
clockwise: mango bread, chocolate banana melon pan, mochimochi donutGolden Week special, there's an omurice under there somewhereekiben with 50 thingsapple white bean bread
and of course, creme brulee for dessertTsukemen Michi, Tabelog's number one ramen in Japanmilk tea melon panbullet train sushiFried mackerel fillets
croissant taiyakibacon wrapped scallopsbacon wrapped enokiCoCo CurryCoCo CurryGyoza Lou
cucumber in misoTsukemen Gachicrunchy fried sweet potato chunks in syrupGogyo burnt miso ramenhello kitty donut cookie thingsbreakfast karaage
and creme brulee for dessertamazing tsukemen at Michi in Kameari, the broth was still boiling in the bowlpickles from Takaosan that I still hadn't eaten, on convenience store rice
mazesoba, freaking delicious
pancake days, the chocobananacustard bunsiu mai for dinner on the traintofu donutsmango and honey milk jello
pickles, miso soup, and ricealmost a shame to use the placemat and chopsticks
extracted from the scary cupmatcha cream puff
fish and eggplant nabe, boiling in the paper cuptsukemen, and yes, three eggsthis thing is nearly the size of my head
shiroebi (white shrimp) fried whole with shishito peppers, aonori salt on the side
I've lost track of which ramen was which at this pointcute chocolates
salaryman lunchtempura from a stall in the covered market
roasted sweet potato breadpudding showdown, #2, #1, and unranked by the convenience store
another okonomiyaki-type thing, noodle-yokonomiyaki
tomato in a kelp broth, salmon maki, savory egg custard, yam ball, glazed salmon, and daikon caketai and bonito sashimi, with soy and ponzudeliciousquid
kushikatsu (fried stuff on sticks) in Osaka
gobo egg cake in light brothchilled eggplant and green beans in sesame saucetwo types of fish plus chicken, pickles, jello-ish dessert, weird yam goo, tiny dried fish fish, miso soup, rice
didn't quite survive the train ride back to the airbnb
Begin Kaiseki! 花郷 (Hanasato) in Gionanother ramen lunch with Tiffany (Nogata Hope ramen)thousand year egg, better than it looksmore soba (inaka, super chewy)
out at dinner with Renee's friends Aki and Kaori (or at least their hands)purple sweet potato ice cream
Pom Pom Purin Cafe CurryA Pom Pom Purin Cafe drinkand the long awaited sobasome sort of simmered mackerellast meal in Japan at the airport, the soba hit the spot
melon panI saw a million people eating these. It was pretty goodyummy tonkatsu on my last nightbread in a can, only in Japandelicious cold and spicy dandan noodlespretty big gyozayes, I'm eating pastry again - this had little chunks of maple soaked cake inside
Chocolate melon pan (contains no melon)pretty good egg, great noodlestokusei ramen at Nagi in Golden Gaithis was really about getting out of the heat, not eating a donutpurveyor of all things that make dashi deliciousfresh fish, but for how long?
strawberry, and below is ebi (shrimp) gratinwith a side of takana, pork, and eggcheese ramen, which ended up being better than I thoughteven the convenience store pastries are goodanother Mister Donut cronut, this time caramel inside
shiawase pan (happiness bread)!steathily snagged just stickered half price sushi from Shinjuku stationIwashi (sardine) yanagawa nabe from Nakajima in Shinjuku, amazing!
tsukemen is cold noodles with a hot Rokurinsha tsukemen at Tokyo Ramen Street
sweet potato ice cream with sweet potato youkan and sweet potato cookielike all good donut animals, a cream filled headblack sesame bun in front of Tokyo Sky Treehiroshima style okonomiyaki
who could resist the pon de lion!delicious okonomiyaki in nogatathere were girls getting the large (twice as big as my medium)another delicious bowl of ramen, this time in nogatatop right clockwise: ufo bread, black sesame/red bean bun, and nori bagel with sweet black beans
motenashi kuroki, my first ramen of the trip, a light but deliciously fishy salt brothomusubi gonbei, amazing onigiri (rice balls)another day, another breakfast of donuts (nothing else is open!)a plethora of sweet potato products
which had the most amazing ajitama everpurple sweet potato soft servepiping hot taiyaki filled with red bean paste
hard at work making fresh taiyakithe best croquette of all, crunchy and filled with what seemed to be chowder
delicious croquetteswhere I got some amazing croquettes
potato croquette bun, all the starch you needthe Mister Donut version of the Cronut, actually really good
dango: better than it looksKintame pickle lunch appetizer: pickles
lotus root and cheese roll, crunchy but delicioustakoyaki, octopus balls
Kintame pickle lunch main dish: pickles! and a little salmon and ricechocolate covered bananas with cream, really Japan?Sweets Paradise dessert buffet (plate 1 of ~lost count~)delicious veggies grown by students I guessand for no reason, a goat
bread stall at a farmers market I randomly foundthe best part was watching people stumble out of Kabukichou that morningrandom izakaya in Kabukichoucaramel and pudding fluff ice
bibimbap at the Korean BBQ Festival
the best croissant I've ever had
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