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Photos of Food from Japan

These are photos that I’ve taken in my two Lean Healthcare Study Trips to Japan, with Kaizen Institute. Yes, we learn about Lean, but you can also see and eat a lot of amazing (or interesting) food while in Japan.

Sushi, including two pieces of Uni (sea urchin)
Sushi, including two pieces of Uni (sea urchin)

A salad in a Sushi restaurant

Shrimp and egg sushi
Shrimp and egg sushi
Shochu (liquor) and Hoppi (a low-alcohol beer), typically mixed together
Shochu (liquor) and Hoppi (a low-alcohol beer), typically mixed together
Japanese chicken meat balls, bar food
Japanese chicken meat balls, bar food
Steaks in a market
Steaks in a market
Squid ink "black" burger at Burger King (I did not eat this)
Squid ink “black” burger at Burger King (I did not eat this)
Street food, chicken skewers
Street food, chicken skewers
Street food, soba noodles
Street food, soba noodles
Fried cheese sushi roll
Fried cheese sushi roll
A proud sushi chef
A proud sushi chef

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Mussel
Mussel
Sea urchin
Sea urchin
Meat to be cooked in a Shabu Shabu pot
Meat to be cooked in a Shabu Shabu pot
Conveyor belt sushi
Conveyor belt sushi
Types of tuna
Types of tuna
Tsukiji fish market
Tsukiji fish market

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Teppanyaki steaks
Teppanyaki steaks

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Street food...  a squid ink seamed bun with fish paste and sea urchin
Street food… a squid ink seamed bun with fish paste and sea urchin
Torched sushi
Torched sushi
Conveyor belt sushi again
Conveyor belt sushi again
Green tea ice cream
Green tea ice cream
Train station snack... rice and sushi with avocado.
Train station snack… rice and sushi with avocado.
Lunch bento box at a company
Lunch bento box at a company