Tokyo has the image of being the world's most expensive city, but in this episode, everything is under 500 yen!
STREET FOOD in Japan is everywhere especially in Tokyo and a bargain option for those who want to try everything.
John Daub heads to Shibamata in the Northeast part of the city for some amazing Japanese cuisine on a stick! Angela joins in for the fun.This part of Tokyo retains its Showa period charm, laid-back and easy to get around.
Food featured in this episode:
★ Dorayaki Dorayaki with Ice Cream / Aisu no Dora
★ Kome Kome Roll Cake Roll cake / 260 Yen (1 piece) 1250 Yen (whole)
★ Zarame Senbei rice cracker / 50 Yen
★ Tougarashi Senbei rice cracker / 60 Yen
★ Konnyaku Konjac on a stick with miso sauce 210 Yen for 2
★ Handmade Kusa Dango Kusa Dango / 52 Yen for 1
★ Kusa Dango on a stick with anko red bean paste / 160 Yen
★ Nori Dango Nori Dango / 160 Yen
★ Yakitori Yakitori
Unagi Unagi / 250 Yen, Negima Negima / 150 Yen, Momo / 100 Yen
★ Motsunabe Motsunabe / 400 Yen
Cucumber on a stick in summer with a little salt
Grilled Sweet Potato
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Kameya Kusadango Shop Kameya Honpo
Yoshinoya Handmade Kusa Dango
Most shop close by 16:30 ~ 17:00
I highly recommend arriving before 15:30.
☆ HOW TO GET TO SHIBAMATA BY TRAIN ☆
Take the Keisei Main Line from Keisei Ueno Station OR Tokyo Skytree / Oshiage Station // Change trains at Keisei Takasago Station to the Keisei Kanamachi Line.
Shibamata is the next stop from there.
☆ Google Map:
From Asakusa / 20 minutes / 370 yen
* Asakusa Subway Line to Keisei-Takasago (13 minutes / 7 stops)
* Change to the Keisei-Kanamachi Line (2 minutes / 1 stop)
Trains run from Asakusa every 20 minutes.
Taxi: 30-40 minutes / 3500 yen
Streets are narrow.Many lights. Recommend the train.
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