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Shinjuku Food Guide: What to Eat in Omoide Yokocho and Golden Gai

Japan by Food -- Jun 13
A trip to Tokyo isn’t complete without a walk through Shinjuku, the city's bustling center. Home to the busiest train station in the world, the twists and turns of Shinjuku’s back alleys can be disorienting and overwhelming, but they also contain a treasure trove of hidden gems.

In this video, Shizuka dives into this maze of a neighborhood, exploring the hidden spots in Shinjuku. Starting at Omoide Yokocho, aka memory lane, she weaves her way through restaurants featuring must-eat Japanese food like yakitori, sushi, and ramen. Learn how to eat sushi, slurp ramen like a local, and join us for a drink in Shinjuku's notorious Golden Gai, lovingly referred to as “piss alley.”


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