Taste of Japan

Taste of Osaka

Too excited to sit and sip a cup of coffee, So I ran to Family Mart (2 minuutes walk from Hotel Chuo) and grab chicken shots (JPY 200) and a can of coffee (JPY 160), and have my breakfast inside the train. (Off to Osaka Castle)

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After a long walk from Osaka Castle to Osaka Mint Bureau, I got tired and hungry. Thank God I found this food stall selling ramen.

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This is actually my first authentic Ramen in Japan, Shoyu Ramen (JPY 350). It’s good (gutom eh), but not that good enough compare to other Ramen I tried during the rest of the trip. And for dessert, got this chocolate coated banana!

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For dinner, I ended up with this packed bento meal (JPY400), Yakitori (JPY 100) and Koiwai Milk Coffe (JPY 140) from Family Mart

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Sa wakas, nakita ko din ang octopus na to. Hello Takoyaki (JPY 400)!

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Taste of Nara

Ahhh, this chicken katsu (JPY 800) nailed it! Ang sarap….

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Calbee Potato chips (JPY 120) for merienda habang nagmo-moments ako sa park.

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And this Meiji Black Chocolate Bar (JPY 120) saves the day.

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Taste of Kyoto

Since I checked-in Santiago Guesthouse, I tried Bolognese Pasta (JPY 1000) and Capuccion (JPY 450) at Santiago Bar and Cafe. Nothing good and special, I’m just so tired and hungry that all I want to do is to settle, rest my feet and have something to fill my stomach.

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Just a few steps away from Santiago Guesthouse is a small restaurant which serves a very good authentic Japanese food. This bento has pork katsu, rice, pasta, slice of egg and ebi tempura (JPY 450).

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Okinawa Soba, Ebi Tempura, and Japanese fried (JPY 1000) rice at one of the many restaurants in Kyoto Station.

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Staff from Santiago Guesthouse recommended this famous Ramen House along Kiyomizu-Gojo. It’s a typical Japanese restaurant, which can only accomodate around 10 person.

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I ordered Ebi Tempura Ramen (JPY 800). So far this is the best ramen I tasted (oh so good), that I guess I will crave after my Japan trip.

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Meron din namang free sa Japan, in Kyoto, enjoy free taste of Japanese delicacies and tea…

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Taste of Tokyo

Another bento (egg, pasta, tofu and tonkatsu) (JPY 900) from Ueno Station. Yum, yum, yum!

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Gyoza (JPY 300) in Gotemba

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Sausage, Yakitori and Chicken Wings (JPY 700) in Ueno

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More Ramen using this coin-operated ordering machine at Tokyo.

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Shio Ramen and vegetable tempura (JPY 700) in Tokyo Station

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Ebi Tempura Udon(JPY 650) in Ueno

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Nigiri Zushi on sale from JPY 400 to JPY 200 (Supermarket food is on sale from 7pm onwards)

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Taste of Yokohama

Sorry, I was not able to capture the name and price of these dishes, since my friends (Rose and Jao) treated me for lunch and dinner during my 2 days in Yokohama.

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At pampawala ng antok – Coffee!!!

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at chocolates. Sobrang sarap ng japanese dark chocolates. Favorit ko talaga ang Lotte and Meiji since bata pa ko.

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 “If you reject the food, ignore the customs, fear the religion, and avoid the people, you might better stay home.” James Michener

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