8 days of food in Japan

We had eight full days in Japan, and a huge list of foods we wanted to try.  We squeezed pretty much everything we wanted to in those eight days, so here is a compilation of everything we ate!

Day 0: Tokyo

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Japanese Barbeque dinner in Asakusa, Tokyo

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Day 1: Tokyo

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Onigiri for breakfast at a convenience store

 

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Crepe at Harajuku, Tokyo

 

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Sushi lunch at Uobei in Shibuya, Tokyo

 

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You order on the iPad and the sushi plate comes to you through a fast conveyer belt!

 

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Curry Tonkatsu at a Maid Cafe in Shinjuku, Tokyo

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Pancake dessert

 

Day 2: Tokyo

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Food from a hot vending machine for breakfast at our hostel

 

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Daiwa Sushi at the Tsukiji fish market

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Tonkatsu at a food court in Odaiba, Tokyo

 

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Yakisoba at a food court in Odaiba, Tokyo

 

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Ordering from a vending machine at a restaurant

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Day 3: Tokyo / Onsen Ryokan (traditional inn)

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Red bean dessert in Asakusa, Tokyo

 

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Massive tempura in Asakusa, Tokyo

 

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Tsukemen at Ramen Street, Tokyo Station

 

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Dinner served in our rooms at our ryokan

 

Day 4: Onsen Ryokan / Kyoto

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Breakfast at our ryokan

 

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Ramen at Kyoto Station Ramen Street

 

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Matcha dessert at Kyoto Station

 

Day 5: Osaka

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Bento box lunch in Osaka

 

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Okonomiyaki in Dotonbori, Osaka

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Abalone and scallops in Dotonbori, Osaka

 

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Takoyaki in Dotonbori, Osaka

 

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Ice cream from a vending machine

 

Day 6: Kyoto

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Mochi on a stick near Fushimi Inari, Kyoto

 

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Taiyaki near Fushimi Inari, Kyoto

 

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Conveyer belt sushi in Kyoto

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My favorite – fatty salmon!

 

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Fried mochi from Nishiki Market, Kyoto

 

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Tempura udon in Kyoto

 

Day 7: Kyoto

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Eating sushi lunch during walking tour in Kyoto

 

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Snacks from Tokyo Station

 

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Unagi don from Tokyo Station

 

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Sashimi from Tokyo Station

 

Day 8: Tokyo

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Oden from a convenience store

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Sukiyaki from Shinjuku, Tokyo

 

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Chanko nabe in Ryogoku, Tokyo

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Seafood chanko nabe