Man cannot live on eel alone. Sushi may be the country’s most famous export, but Japan’s culinary ecosystem span stellar street food, artful tasting menus, rib-sticking bar snacks and noodle soups that inspire Beatles- (or Bieber-) level devotion.
What’s difference about these hot cakes? Well, they are similar to American pancakes, but are a bit fluffier and have a little more sweetness. The eggs are beaten in a hand or stand mixer until foamy to create an extraordinary fluffy texture.
Shopping in Tokyo, Japan is next level. From multi-level departments stores to tiny specialized shops that only sell chopsticks, Tokyo has it all. It can be overwhelming, but there is one retail concept you have to check out while in Tokyo: 100 yen sho