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Food Glorious* Food

....The best part about travelling abroad is sampling-enjoying all the exotic food...being adventurous with food is a always a good thing...
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~Take a look(and drool!~hee*) at what they have to offer:
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This man is the owner of a Japanese restaurant in a small alley near the Hotel where we stayed...He and his wife run this tiny cozy restaurant by themselves!
Here are the delicious dishes he had prepared for us... By the way, we did not even look at the menu...we told him, "surprise us with your creations mister!"...and he did just that...
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fabulous YUMMY* creationsss indeed...
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This couple was so warm and friendly...
they bid farewell to us outside their tiny restaurant
~So SWEET & CHARMing!
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...when I was not shopping, I loved to hang around the busy food department.
The smell and visual display were truly glorious!!!
alright-alright...I wasn't just hanging around, was busy munching my way through!
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This is the basement of Isetan Department Store...
They dedicate the whole vast floor to food & beverages from all over the world...almost in heaven kinda feeling! Who's counting calories...certainly NOT me!!! ~Woo-Hoo!
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~Great food should be enjoyed with new found friendsss...
I call this group my 'U.N Gang'(United Nations!) ...cos' they are from
all over the world- German, Mexico, Singapore, France,
China, Japan...& 'little me' from the U.S! (errr...not so sure about 'little' anymore my waist line is expanding! ~hee*)...No 'business talk' allowed at the table that evening! ~Yayyy!!!
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"CHEERS to Good Living Everyone..."
~XOXO*
& yes...still Greetings from Japan Darlings!

44 comments:

*indie_queen* said...

WOW! That looks incredible! And you're in Japan! I've missed so much :( I must keep up with my blog reading

Jeannette Mariae said...

Japanese food. Yummy. I love it. We were so inspired that we yesterday visit a Japanese restaurant here in Denmark. I simply love their food and goodies.

Love, Lenore - Enjoy your stay!!!

Laura Trevey said...

MMMMmmmm... I bet the shrimp is divine ~~

xo Laura

Frau said...

Wow you are brave, I have such food issue I wouldn't last a day there!! I'd pack a box of power bars and live on that. Great pictures!

Keith said...

That food looks so good. I would definitely love to sample all of that.

Micaela said...

ooh you should have taken me! i'm a girl who LOVES to eat :)

awww and great rule on the "no business talk" among your UN group!!! what a cute nickname :)

expand that little waist line because as I believe... being on holiday means you get to indulge, so doing it for both of us sweetie pie! xo

caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

oh my! your trip looks fabulous, darling! I love tasting different and exotic foods! it's the best part of traveling! enjoy! xoxo

Sal said...

Gorgeous! It must've been hard to eat such masterpieces of design.

Diana said...

mmmmm! i'm so jealous you have authentic japanese food!!

Hannah said...

Oh, wow! The food looks amazing and you're so lucky to be able to go to Japan!
:D

xo,
hk

Couture Carrie said...

Delicious post, darling! Love the presentation in that first pic - so clever! And the dishes and plates are soooo pretty!

Enjoy your trip, L, and have lots more fun with the UN gang :)

xoxox,
CC

Alicia @ boylerpf said...

Really like tasting, smelling and seeing the presentations of foreign foods! Some look weird but hey...you never know unless you try!
Sounds like you're having a great trip!!

Fraggle said...

I am SO jealous of that meal! drooling practically! beautiful plating. I love Japanese food.

Electro Geisha said...

me so envious, as usual. but i wish you all the best on your trip, excitement and lots of fun. photos are great, made me wanna go with you. again! xoxo

The Cottage Cheese said...

Your photographs are just beautiful! It's so sweet of you to share your amazing vacation with us! That food looks not only beautiful, but soooo delicious...

P.S. Thanks so much for your always-sweet comments on my blog. you are such a gem!

drollgirl said...

you are making me HOOOOOOOOONGRY!!! yum! it all looks so delicious AND elegant! yum!

Hanako66 said...

it all looks amazing!!!

Slices of Beauty... said...

Wow, so hungry right now!
Beautiful blog.

Heidi said...

Looks and sounds amazing! I'm glad you're having such a good time. :)

Char said...

am I bad if I say, "yummy"

clorivak said...

Holy Yumness!! This looks so much fun!

Thanks for your sweet sweet comments. You are a doll!!!

xoxox

down and out chic said...

i looks like you're having a fantastic time. you're much braver than i am with eating just whatever the chef prepares. i'm living vicariously through you (i love these posts!!!)

Savvy Mode SG said...

i am so going to japan next. you are making me drool with all the yummy food.

Awesome Sara said...

OMG!!! i want to eat my screen!

Darla: Retro Ways said...

I never thought food could be so gorgeous I too want to eat my screen! ♥

AsianCajuns said...

Oh I love it! Great food and even better company! Looks like you are having a terrific time!

Chessa! said...

you lucky bird! this sounds amazing!!! I can't wait to see more photos..and ps--you just put me over the edge. I was thinking of ordering sushi for dinner and now I definitely am! :)

Lorna said...

h my.... I am going to scream. My favorite dish is sashimi with shrimp tempura combo and I love Japanese food.

Also Thai food and Chinese and Mexican.

And your photos are great..... make me want to eat. I could pinch your head off for that!!!! :-)
~Lorna

photojoy said...

I love the basements of every departement store in Japan. Usually they have food floors there. We name it "de-pa-chi-ka".
It's an abbriviation of a basement of a department store. We love abbriviations! Have a nice day!

Maria Trendy said...

Hi! I am María I am live in Uruguay. Your blog is fantastic! I love Japanese food :)

Kwana said...

It all looks so good. Cheers!

...love Maegan said...

omg YUMMMMMMMM...hope you're having a blast!

sallymandy said...

How exciting! Thank you for keeping us posted on your trip to Japan. I'm now so hungry I need a trip, too--to the kitchen.

Fifi Flowers said...

YUMMMMMMMMMM!!! LOVE sashami!!!

Annie said...

!!! I am so envious.. Enjoy!!

Betsy Head, Affordable Interior Design said...

Sushi, sake, perfect for summer!

Betsy

trishiekoh said...

Looks AWESOME!!! I love Jap food.

sandra said...

this looks delicious!! oh...love Japan :)

Eda said...

Looks yummy! I hope I'm gonna visit Japan one day...

Kristin said...

YUM!!! This all looks wonderful!

Charlie said...

Delicious! I love Isetan's food court. Everything is so fresh and yummy. Never visited Isetan Japan but the one in Singapore. Hugs darling and thanks for all the lovely photos!

Pop Champagne said...

wow the food looks sooo good... and so nicely presented!!

Leigh said...

Looks like you were in Tokyo Food Show for some of these pictures. I love that place! We went to Japan last spring, and I had a lot of great take away from there.

Jessica Morris said...

That food does look really good! How fun to be able to experience all of that!! So jealous! :)