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Tsukiji Market

Andrew visits the world's largest fish market where the diversity of offerings can delight any seafood lover's cravings. He eats a live, miniature river eel and fresh, raw slices of giant bluefin tuna.

Tsukiji 4-13-5, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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Hafu

Andrew has the seafood he purchased at Tsukiji Market prepared at this eatery. He eats raw, sliced sea squirt served with a marinade of vinegar, scallions and chili pepper.

Tsukiji 4-13-5, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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Mayonnaise Kitchen

Everything on the menu, savory or sweet, is made with the creamy, white stuff. Here Andrew samples mayonnaise fondue, sausage made with mayonnaise and chicken cartilage and mayonnaise milkshake.

S & H Boulevard 4F 2-5-17, Akebono-cho Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan

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Nobu Tokyo

Chef Nobu Matsuhisa treats Andrew to an evening of sublime dishes, including sea cucumber eggs and turtle blood drink.

Toranomon Office Tower 1F-4-1-28, Toranomon, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan

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Ichiban Huruman Stand

This small eatery is located in the backstreets of the former red-light district of Dotonburi. Andrew tries an Osakan food style called Horumonu or throwaway bits. He samples pig's windpipe, cow's uterus and cow's large intestine.

Located on Dotonburi Street

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Creo-ru Takoyaki Stand

Andrew tries his hand at making takoyaki, octopus mixed in wheat batter and fried.

Located on Dotonburi Street

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Koshin

Andrew visits a place that serves bar food for the late-night crowd. He samples takoyaki with matsutake (mushrooms with fresh octopus) and raw horse mane sashimi.

Osaka 2-1-2 Sennichimae, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0074, Japan

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Makishi Market

Andrew heads to the bustling market where he gets a taste of the unusual foods that make this island so special. He samples sea snake soup, goat ball and testicles and yako-gai -- giant sea snail.

Naha City, Okinawa Island, Japan

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Kitashina Restaurant

Andrew travels to Lake Biwa and visits a fish hatchery and an old restaurant to learn about the ancient art of sushi. Andrew tries funazushi, fermented fish and vinegar rice, which takes up to 6 years to make.

Shiga Katsuno 1287, Takashima-shi, Shiga-ken, 520-1121, Japan

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Traditional Ryuku Meal

Andrew eats a traditional Ryuku meal with a family in the southernmost prefecture of Okinawa. He eats goya fruit stir-fry, squid ink soup, and giant tuna eyeballs, stewed in mirin, garlic, ginger, and brown sugar.

3-24-29 Moromizato, Okinawa City, Okinawa 904-0032, Japan