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Tokyo Food Tour - Past, Present, Future

Tokyo, Japonsko

Zážitek vedený hostitelem Laura

5,5 hodinJazyk zážitku: angličtina
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Co budeš dělat

This tour takes you on a journey through time, through food! Spanning three geographical districts of Tokyo & three periods of time we will cover the foundation of Japanese food (the Edo period; 1603 to 1868), the most popular present-day foods in Japan & futuristic fusion twists on traditional flavours.

Starting in Nihonbashi, in the past, we will look at key ingredients & flavours that underpin Japanese food. We will enjoy traditional Japanese snacks that have been eaten for generations. Satsuma-age (fish cake), Amazake (rice drink), Imo Kenpi (potato chips) and Daifuku (glutinous rice mochi ). All of the shops that I have curated are over 100 years old, several date back to the Edo period itself!

Next we take a short subway ride to present-day (Yurakcho). We will eat & drink like Salarymen at an Izakaya (Japanese style pub) & noodle stall under the railway tracks. We will have Yakitori (grilled meat on skewers), a Sour (alcoholic drink unique to Japan) &tempura soba ( noodle soup dish). At Tokyo Station we will try Tamagoyaki (Japanese omelette) & Fruits Sando.

Arriving in Akihabara, an area famous for its electronics shops & Anime culture, we consider the future of food in Japan. We will try a selection of desserts which combine traditional flavours with a modern fusion twist.

My special relationships with local producers allow a backstage access to their stories.
Other things to note
Please note that this tour is not suitable for vegans or vegetarians. I can accommodate pescatarians.
This tour takes you on a journey through time, through food! Spanning three geographical districts of Tokyo & three periods of time we will cover the foundation of Japanese food (the Edo period; 1603 to 1868), the most popular present-day foods in Japan & futuristic fusion twists on traditional flavours.

Starting in Nihonbashi, in the past, we will look at key ingredients & flavours that underpin Japanese food. We will enjoy tradition…

Co je zahrnuto

  • Jídlo
    Satsuma-age (fried fish cake).
    Amazake (a healthy fermented rice drink...
  • Nápoje
    Lemon Sour (an alcoholic drink which is made from Shōchū which unique to J...

Představujeme hostitele Laura

Hostitelem na Airbnb od roku 2019
  • 3 hodnocení
  • Totožnost ověřena
I am a storyteller with a special interest in everything food. I have been leading people from all nationalities on food walks since 2013. I have received excellence awards for the last 5 years from Tripadvisor and this year I received a Traveller' Choice award; the top top award that you can receive in the travel industry! I speak at travel industry conferences as an expert in quality and excellence within the field. I owe my success to the guests that come on my tours. It is their energy and enthusiasm for cross-cultural learning through the interactive tour experiences that I design that drives my passion. I am a passionate storyteller. I design culturally immersive tours around local people, local life and local stories. I integrate historical information through engaging storytelling.
I am a storyteller with a special interest in everything food. I have been leading people from all nationalities on food walks since 2013. I have received excellence awards for the last 5 years from Tripadvisor and this year I received a Traveller' Choice award; the top top award that you can receive in the travel industry! I speak at travel industry conferences as an expert in quality and excellence within the field. I owe my success to the guests that come on my tours. It is their energy and e…
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$156
za osobu
so 24. 4.
$156 za osobu
11:30 - 17:00
$156 za osobu
út 27. 4.
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11:30 - 17:00
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čt 29. 4.
$156 za osobu
11:30 - 17:00
$156 za osobu

Kde budeš

We will explore three key geographical areas of Tokyo. Nihonbashi (the past), Ginza / Tokyo Station (the present) and Akihabara (the future). We will visit traditional businesses who will welcome us into thier 'homes' and share their stories with us. In Yurackcho will we will eat at two small bars and restaurants built under the railway tracks! We will also visit a Shrine and learn about Japan’s indigenous religion of Shintoism.

Hodnoceno 5,0 z 5 po 3 hodnoceních.

Andrea
listopad 2019
This tour is absolutely outstanding! Sid was the best guide and had an obvious passion for sharing Japan’s rich culture and history with visitors. We learned so many valuable things AND tried some of best and most unique food. The structure of this tour (past, present, future) really sets it apart from others and adds deeper understand and appreciation to the food experience. We tried foods we NEVER would have found on our own, some of which were life changing. I highly highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Tokyo, whether you have been to the city before or not. You will learn something new and you will enjoy some of the best hidden gems Tokyo has to offer! Thanks Sid!!!
This tour is absolutely outstanding! Sid was the best guide and had an obvious passion for sharing Japan’s rich culture and history with visitors. We learned so many valuable thing…
Harrison
listopad 2019
Sid was a great tour guide with deep knowledge of the food and history of Japan. We enjoyed the tour even though it was pouring rain.
Leslie
únor 2020
Sid was an awesome guide and experiencing Tokyo past present and future was truly spectacular and I learned so much!

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  • út 27. 4.
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  • čt 29. 4.
    11:30 - 17:00
    $156 za osobu
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Co si vzít

Your appetite! This is a food tour and over the course of the tour we will eat quite a lot of food.

A bottle of water. It is important to stay hydrated and keep your energy levels up.