Japan Travel Guide

Get a list of the locations Anthony Bourdain visited in Japan.


Activities
Torimatsu Izakaya
In the Niseko ski area, Tony meets some locals for yakitori before a day of skiing and snowboarding.
  • North 3, West 1 Chuo-ku, Japan
  • Chuo Ward, Hokkaido Prefecture Japan

Torimatsu Izakaya

In the Niseko ski area, Tony meets some locals for yakitori before a day of skiing and snowboarding.
North 3, West 1 Chuo-ku, Japan Chuo Ward, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan
Rakuichi Soba
Chef and master soba maker Tatsuru Rai makes soba by hand in this Niseko chalet.
  • 431 Niseko Nisekotyo
  • Niseko, Hokkaido 048-1511 Japan

Rakuichi Soba

Chef and master soba maker Tatsuru Rai makes soba by hand in this Niseko chalet.
431 Niseko Nisekotyo Niseko, Hokkaido, Japan
Phone: 81 136-58-3170
Takinoya Ryokan / Tamanoyu Robata-yaki
Tony enjoys the onsen (hot spring) and robata-yaki (grilled seafood) at this ryokan (a traditional inn).
  • 31 Noboribetsu Onsen Town, Noboribetsu-City, Hokkaido, Japan
  • Noboribetsu, Hokkaido Prefecture Japan

Takinoya Ryokan / Tamanoyu Robata-yaki

Tony enjoys the onsen (hot spring) and robata-yaki (grilled seafood) at this ryokan (a traditional inn).
31 Noboribetsu Onsen Town, Noboribetsu-City, Hokkaido, Japan Noboribetsu, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan
Ainu Cultural Center
Tony meets the director of the Ainu Village Ikuo Yamamaru and is invited to his home for a traditional Ainu lunch.
  • 2-3-4, Shiraoi-cho, Shiraoi-gun, Hokkaido, Japan 059-0902
  • Shiraoi, Hokkaido Japan

Ainu Cultural Center

Tony meets the director of the Ainu Village Ikuo Yamamaru and is invited to his home for a traditional Ainu lunch.
2-3-4, Shiraoi-cho, Shiraoi-gun, Hokkaido, Japan 059-0902 Shiraoi, Hokkaido, Japan

Restaurants & Bars
Aji no Karyu
Aji no Karyu is a ramen shop where Anthony Bourdain enjoys the local specialty, miso ramen.
  • South 5-jo West 3-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Japan
  • Chuo Ward, Hokkaido Prefecture 064-0952 Japan

Aji no Karyu

Aji no Karyu is a ramen shop where Anthony Bourdain enjoys the local specialty, miso ramen.
South 5-jo West 3-chome, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Japan Chuo Ward, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan
Wakakoma restaurant
Tony and Megumi eat some of Hokkaido's best seafood, including one of Tony's favorite foods: uni aka sea urchin.
  • North 11, West 21, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Japan
  • Chuo Ward, Hokkaido Prefecture Japan

Wakakoma restaurant

Tony and Megumi eat some of Hokkaido's best seafood, including one of Tony's favorite foods: uni aka sea urchin.
North 11, West 21, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Japan Chuo Ward, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan
Sapporo Bier Garten
Tony joins Megumi and a few of her friends for Genghis Khan, which is grilled mutton, at the Sapporo brewery.
  • North 7-jo East 9-chome, Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Japan
  • Higashi Ward, Hokkaido Prefecture Japan

Sapporo Bier Garten

Tony joins Megumi and a few of her friends for Genghis Khan, which is grilled mutton, at the Sapporo brewery.
North 7-jo East 9-chome, Higashi-ku, Sapporo, Japan Higashi Ward, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan
Okushiba Shoten Soup Curry
Soup curry, a relatively new dish in Sapporo, is particularly popular in the university area.
  • South 8, West 14, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Japan
  • Chuo Ward, Hokkaido Prefecture Japan

Okushiba Shoten Soup Curry

Soup curry, a relatively new dish in Sapporo, is particularly popular in the university area.
South 8, West 14, Chuo-ku, Sapporo, Japan Chuo Ward, Hokkaido Prefecture, Japan
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