Hachi Restaurant

Tony Bourdain and René Redzepi eat dinner at Hachi, which features local produce. Located at Takenaka twin building A building B-1.

2-18-2, Minamiaoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0062


Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel

Tony Bourdain and the No Reservations crew enjoyed accommodations at Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel.

26-1 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8512



After returning to Tokyo after the completion of Cook it Raw, Tony Bourdain and David Chang go to this izakaya (drinking establishment), located under railroad tracks, for beer and yakitori (grilled chicken).

Yurakucho 2-1-10, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo



Tony Bourdain joins chef and restaurant owner Ivan Orkin for grilled eel.

Jiyugaoka 1-11-5, Meguro-ku, Tokyo

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Arayo Factory

Tony Bourdain visits a pickled fugu egg producer, Arayo. The process of pickling is made by packing fugu (blowfish) eggs in salt and rice bran for over 3 years.

Kabuto 89-1 Mikawa Nagayo-cho, Hakusan City, Ishikawa Prefecture


Hosho Sushi

Tony Bourdain eats at this temple of sushi with the other chefs from the Cook it Raw event. This sushi restaurant primarily uses locally caught fish, and is considered the best in Kanazawa in terms of freshness and variety.

4-72 Ōnomachi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa Prefecture


Beniya Mukayu

Beautiful ryokan (inn) where Tony Bourdain and crew stayed in the Ishikawa Prefecture. Beniya Mukayu is influenced by the spirit of Zen. All 17 guest rooms feature open-air baths and marvelous views of mountain gardens.

55-1-3 Yamashiro Onsen, Kaga City, Ishikawa Prefecture

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Convenience store where Tony and David Chang eat the much-loved chicken nuggets.

25-16 Sakuragaokacho, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0031

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Ishikawa Prefecture

For all your traveling and accommodation needs visit the Ishikawa Prefecture's official tourism board.

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Tony Bourdain visited Satoyama for a barbecue lunch with the fellow Cook it Raw chefs. Satoyama is known as a habitat for many varieties of Japanese birds of prey as well as important region for biodiversity.

Hinoya town, Kaga City, Ishikawa, Japan

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Katano Kamoike Pond

Tony Bourdain and the Cook it Raw chefs visited Katano Kamoike pond for duck hunting. Katano Kamoike pond is one of the few places in all Japan where the 300-year-old art of net-throwing hunting is still practiced.

Kaga City, Ishikawa, Japan

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Sazanami Port & Nanao Fish Market

Tony and a fellow Cook it Raw chef boarded a boat at this port to see yellowtail fishing in action. After the catch, they visited the Nanao fish market.


Araya Totoan

Maintained for 18 generations, this is the oldest hot spring inn in the Yamashiro hot spring area of the Hokuriku region. Located at the source of the hot spring, it boasts the richest and most abundant waters in Yamashiro.

Yamashiro Onsen Yunogawa, Kaga City, Ishikawa

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Amandan Villa

The finale to Cook it Raw, the gala dinner, took place at the beautiful Amandan Villa.