Rex Inn Funabashi
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... my room is on the top floor. The shower is on the bottom. I drag my stuff upstairs (4 floors) to my room which is Japanese style. Yup. I'm on the floor. There's already two girls in there one with no English who uses google translate. The other is Chinese and not impressed with anything. I meet mayrrium and maya later when I'm having a few beers. Swedish guy wanted to meet but I can't cause I have a curfew! Quite like it. We'll see ...
... convenient place for a day we had started at 3 am.
. Visiting Sukiji, the largest fish market in the world is now very different from our previous experience. In 2000, tourists did not go to the tuna auction. John and I pretended to be journalists to sneak in. Apparently, attending the tuna auction became so popular that they had to limit the entry to only 120 people per day.The auction begins at ...
... fatty variety anyway). Then comes the long fin tuna, which he says the Japanese use to make canned tuna.
In addition to the tuna, there were other fish brought in by the five boats that unloaded their wares this morning including sharks, sailfish, opa and a small species related to bonito called “Ethiopia”. With only five boats unloading there were still nearly 1,000 fish spread out in the market for the auction.
The tuna ...
... that was suitable for guests to eat, and that chef nearly cried because he was so happy! Such standards and teaching techniques are unfathomable to most, but there must be some method to the madness, as sushi experts around the World agree that the proof is in the pudding. Whatever it is that Jiro is doing, he's obviously doing something right, and the long waiting list for a reservation is a sign of the respect the sushi World has for his skills.
... in line for. We ended up at this Hawaiian burger place where they had a big bottle of ketchup for Lane. Ketchup isn’t as popular in Japan as back home so often times in restaurants it is not available. We had our burgers and then went to do some shopping. The little shopping mall at the Skytree was also packed with people. Poor Lane again had to try to make himself as small as possible not to be constantly running into people. Although a lot of the time ...
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