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 An 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 どら焼き with Ice Cream / Aisu no Dora
★ Kome Kome Roll Cake ロールケーキ / 260 Yen (1 piece) 1250 Yen (whole)
★ Zarame Senbei 煎餅 / 50 Yen
★ Tougarashi Senbei 煎餅 / 60 Yen
★ Konnyaku こんにゃく on a stick with miso sauce 210 Yen for 2
★ Handmade Kusa Dango 草だんご / 52 Yen for 1
★ Kusa Dango on a stick with anko red bean paste / 160 Yen
★ Nori Dango のりだんご / 160 Yen
★ Yakitori 焼き鳥
Unagi うなぎ / 250 Yen, Negima ねぎま / 150 Yen, Momo / 100 Yen
★ Motsunabe もつ鍋 / 400 Yen
Cucumber on a stick in summer with a little salt
Grilled Sweet Potato
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Kameya Kusadango Shop 亀家本舗
Yoshinoya Handmade Kusa Dango 手作りだんご 吉野家
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
Traffic can be heavy. Streets are narrow. Many lights. Recommend the train.
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This show has been created and produced by John Daub ジョン・ドーブ. He's been living and working in Japan for over 18 years and regularly reports on TV for Japan's International Channel.