Voices in Japan

9 Incredibly Strange Food Combinations!

July 13, 2023 Season 2 Episode 198
Voices in Japan
9 Incredibly Strange Food Combinations!
Show Notes

Ben and Burke explore the fascinating world of Japanese cuisine by taking a close look at 9 bizarre food combinations, including wasabi beer and unagi (eel) cola. They also give an update on the massive police hunt for the culprit of a shocking and gruesome Sapporo love hotel murder, discuss the defacing of a 1,200-year-old temple in Nara by a 19-year old Canadian tourist, a clothing rental service being offered by Japan Airlines for travelers coming to Japan, the heavy rains and flooding that has been devastating southern Japan, and much more.

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Bearfoot Bar

Located in downtown Sapporo, walking distance from the subway station. There are  variety of Japanese made craft bottled beers. A wide range of regular and unique spirits and basic cocktails also available. Burgers and pub style snacks. With friendly English and Japanese speaking staff.  https://www.facebook.com/bearfootbar

The Red House 

Located in the heart of Rusutsu Ski Resort, just cross the main road and it’s behind the Seicomart Convenience store. The restaurant features a mix of Japanese, Asian fusion, and western Style dishes, including shabu-shabu with wagyu beef and Hokkaido wagyu beef steak. Open winter and summer, 12-3pm for lunch, 5-9pm for dinner, with prices ranging from under Yen 1000 to about Yen 5000. https://theredhouse.jp/
Rusutsu Lodges

Open all year round. Located 5 minutes walk to the main Rusutsu Ski Resort Gondola. There are Japanese, Western, and apartment style rooms with breakfast packages available. There’s a Japanese sento (public bath), two convenience stores less than a minute walk, ski room and tune up tables, plenty of free parking space, and summer BBQ packages available. Check out the website for more information and availability. http://rusutsulodges.com
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