This buffet breakfast had both Japanese and Western food. Some of the foods available included sweet potato, tofu/daikon/carrot stew, roe, fishcake with an egg layer and prawns on top, eggplant, fermented soy beans (natto), pickled vegetables, a fishcake/bean thing, karaage, frankfurts, fish pieces, bread, fruits, a separate platter of small strawberries, plain rice porridge, miso soup, plain rice, salad. There were also toppings such as soy, vinegar and furikake. [gallery link="none" columns="2" type="rectangular" ids="1408,1409"]...

We found this small ramen shop in the large undercover mall near our hotel. We ordered our dishes using a ticket machine after the waitress tried explaining the more popular dishes using the photos on the wall. Mum got shanghainese sort of noodles with a spicy, Korean-like sauce (¥700). Dad and A2 and I got ramen that was almost the same, most likely tonkastu based. A2 and I had one with miso, a bit of chilli and a scallop (which arrived in its own little plate, ¥900) whereas...