Japan is such an interesting place to a foreigner like me. No matter what you hear about Japan in the media, it doesn’t prepare you for what the reality is. Here are some photos and observations I took note of during my trip.
I had already been advised that sushi is not the mainstay food in Japan. In fact, I only ate sushi 3 times while I was there. The food we came across the most were:
• donburi (beef rice bowls, think Yoshinoya)
• “curry” (which is like a brown gravy with a little bit of spice)
• tonkatsu (breaded pork cutlet)
• yakitori (chicken skewers)