Japanese Snacks

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Last post to wrap up my trip in Japan is going to be about all the random snacks I had along the way. First up, was MOS Burgernear the Shibuya station. We grabbed a quick bite here while waiting for our Airbnb host. MOS Burger is a fast food chain and the second largest in Japan after McDonald’s. I got the beef, onion and cheese melt. Tons of flavour from the onions and the cheese was really…

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Fukumame ふくまめ (Ueno) - Tokyo

Fukumame ふくまめ (Ueno) – Tokyo

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There’s tons of things to do in Tokyo, but during our visit, we coincidentally were there for the Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival. This year, it was on July 26. The Sumidagawa Fireworks Festival is a huge event held every year and attracts millions of people. We decided to head to Asakusato see this event. We knew it would be crowded, but I have never been in such a huge crowd in my life. Asakusa…

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Sushizanmai (Shibuya East Exit Branch) - Tokyo

Sushizanmai (Shibuya East Exit Branch) – Tokyo

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C’s friend suggested that we should try Sushizanmai, which has several locations in Tokyo. A popular location is actually the one near the Tsukiji Fish Market. However, we decided to check out the one at Shibuya’s East Exit. Here, they are open 24 hours! When we arrived, there was a bar table and some tables, and all were empty but around two. However, they told us they were all reserved. We…

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Kirin Ichiban Garden - Ichiban Shibori Frozen Draft - Tokyo

Kirin Ichiban Garden – Ichiban Shibori Frozen Draft – Tokyo

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Walking around Shibuya, we somehow came across the Kirin Ichiban Brewery.

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There were tons of people sitting outside in the beer garden. Apparently, it only recently opened.

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There was also the Frozen Beer truck! We got in line to see what it’s all about. In Vancouver, they only recently began to sell it at Guu. They offer several different flavours for the frozen beer. You can get original,…

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Yoshisoba (Shibuya) - Tokyo

Yoshisoba (Shibuya) – Tokyo

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There are tons of restaurants near the Shibuya station. For breakfast, we decided to head to the street where the Standing Sushi Bar is and look for some food. We came across Yoshisoba, which is a standing noodle bar. The prices definitely drew us in. For under 600 yen, you can get a don and soba set! What a steal. First, you must insert your money in the vending machine and choose your food. A…

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