Originally published on SBS.
Soba, sashimi, yakitori and kaiseki – the number of sub-cuisines in Japan almost matches its number of subcultures. Japan is a country of great culinary strength. Its capital, Tokyo, alone is home to more Michelin-starred restaurants than anywhere else in the world.
With such diversity on hand, it can sometimes prove tricky choosing exactly what to eat. Outside of the usual suspects like sushi, gyoza, and okonomiyaki, here are five to try on a visit, and a few to make at home.
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