Japan, Osaka Guide (B): 10 Food We Ate in Japan's Kitchen, Osaka!

10 Food We Ate in Japan's Kitchen, Osaka!
It was all glass and steel as we alighted the JR Tokaido at Osaka Station.

The spaciousness and height of the building gave us a first glimpse of the Kansai metropolis that is Osaka. We lugged our way to the nearest elevator situated by Lucua, a massive 10-storey departmental store that straddles a whole office building.

The glass panels of the elevator opened to a view of a sprawling megacity densely packed with skyscrapers as far as the eyes can see. As we made our way down into the subterranean network of fast-moving trains and colorful subway lines, it dawned upon us that we have traded the steep history and tradition of Kyoto with the bright lights and exuberance of Osaka.

It was time to eat our way through “Japan’s Kitchen.”

1. Sushi – Tokisushi

There are thousands of sushi joints spread across Osaka, from the conveyor belt eateries to the private high-end restaurants. Tokisushi falls right in the middle of this spectrum. We stumbled upon this sushi bar after a solid shopping session at Shinsaibashi and ordered a 12-piece assorted sushi [¥1,050] platter of freshly prepared squid tentacles, salmon, horse mackerel, scallop and flounder among others. Feast.

Tokisushi
11:00 am – 3:00 pm and 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm, Daily
1 Chome-6-1 Higashi Shinsaibashi, Chūō-ku, Osaka 542-0083
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2. Takoyaki – Creo-ru

A visit to Osaka is never complete without stuffing our mouths with takoyaki. These ping-pong shaped balls are ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 10 Food We Ate in Japan's Kitchen, Osaka!
Guide Location: Japan » Osaka
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Tokisushi   Creo-Ru   Melonpan Ice   Pablo   Ramen Honolu   Rikuro Ojisan   Hokkyokusei   Little Osaka  
Author: Danial Ariff Bin Ahmad Nordin
Read it on author's website: http://www.dansontheroad.com/2018/01/27/10-food-we-ate-in-osaka/