Some local cuisine in Nagasaki

Above are two sweets that were my “lunch” I wanted to eat a real dish and we found this restaurant: Unfortunately, it didn’t open until evening. We ended up giving up finding a local restaurant and went to the airport. Here’s what I had:

Food in Essen

Since I knew that people would ask me about the food in Germany, I decided to take a few snapshots of the food I ate during my week in Essen, Germany.  I’m sure that this isn’t considered gourmet, but these are a few things that I ate during the week.

Nagasaki Kakuni Manju

While siteseeing in Nagasaki, we had a wonderful local food – Nagasaki Kakuni Manju.  Basically, it is a bun with a very fatty chunk of BBQ’d pork inside.  It was around 350 yen, but it was worth it.  Yummy! While riding the bus on the way to the airport, some people were eating them.  I […]

The Burger Battle Continues

Tired of wimpy burgers that aren’t satisfying?? Asyl, a restaurant near Akihabara station sells the 20 cm. tall burger pictured below.  The “Aki Burger” sells for a mere 1890 yen.  To my untrained eyes, it looks like two burgers stacked on top of each other.  For directions to the restaurant, visit the restaurant’s website here.