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Food and Drink in Japan

Japan is a culinary paradise. Such is the quality of the food that there are almost no duds. Pick a reandom restaurant and there’s a better than even chance it will be good. To get the most out of Japan’s food culture as a traveller, you should b intrepid. Although it may seem unfamiliar and intimidating, Japanese restaurateurs are inordinately welcoming – and patient.

Posh Lunch, Cheap Dinner

Lunch is an incredibly good deal in Japan. Sushi restaurants that charge 5,000 to 10,000yen per person in the evening often have lunch sets for only 1,000yen. So if you’re looking to save on your food budget, choose the flash places for lunch then go to the “always cheap” places for dinner. So get sushi for lunch and noodles for dinner.