Nakahakusancho, Fuyacho Anekoji-agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8094, Japan
Tony Bourdain and Japanese chef, Masaharu Morimoto, enjoy a meal of traditional Japanese soba noodles.
3-11-4 Motoazabu, Minato-ku, Azabujuban District
Hotel Seiyo Ginza, A Rosewood Hotel
1-11-2 Ginza, Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan
Tony Bourdain visits a Buddokan where he is treated to a demonstration of Kendo, a Japanese fighting art taught by masters.
2-3 Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku
Tony Bourdain travels to Rokkakudo Temple to learn the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging, known as ikebana, from master teacher Manabu Noda.
Rokkakudo Temple, Tokyo
INOTADA, Knife productions
In Sakai, Tony Bourdain visits a knife maker, known for making exquisite knives includng those used by chef Morimoto.
1-3-10 Kitashoumachi, Sakai-city, Osaka prefecture
Tony and his friend Hiroshi enjoy some drinks at Piano Bar, a popular Tokyo late-night haunt.
1-25-10 Shibuya, Shibuya, Tokyo
Tony Bourdain loves yakitori and Toriki is the perfect place to go. Their specialty is creating yakitori from all parts of a chicken -- skin, hearts and liver included.
3-11-13 Hatanodai, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
At XEX, chef Morimoto prepares a delicious meal for Tony Bourdain, including unagi, and several different preparations of monkfish.
7-21-19 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Rumored to have the best sushi in the world, Sukiyabashi Jiro (Japanese is spoken only, no English) is where Tony tastes some of the best sushi he has ever had. He enjoys a 15-course meal in under 20 minutes.
(B1 Tsukamoto Bldg.) 4-2-15 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
The Westin Osaka
1-1-20 Oyodonaka - Kita-Ku - Osaka, Osaka 531-0076