No Reservations Japan Cook It Raw Travel Guide

Tony Bourdain travels back to Japan, this time, for the annual Cook It Raw.


Activities
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, Ishikawa Japan

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, Ishikawa, Japan
Lawson
Convenience store where Tony and David Chang eat the much-loved chicken nuggets.
  • 25-16 Sakuragaokacho
  • Shibuya, Tokyo Japan

Lawson

Convenience store where Tony and David Chang eat the much-loved chicken nuggets.
25-16 Sakuragaokacho Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Ishikawa Prefecture
For all your traveling and accommodation needs visit the Ishikawa Prefecture's official tourism board.

Ishikawa Prefecture

For all your traveling and accommodation needs visit the Ishikawa Prefecture's official tourism board.
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Satoyama
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.
  • 6-6 Hanasato-machi
  • Ttakayama, Japan

Satoyama

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.
6-6 Hanasato-machi Ttakayama, Japan
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
  • Kaga, Ishikawa Japan

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 Kaga, Ishikawa, Japan
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.

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.
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Amandan Villa
The finale to Cook it Raw, the gala dinner, took place at the beautiful Amandan Villa.
  • Kahoku city Ishikawa, Japan
  • Kahoku city, Ishikawa Japan

Amandan Villa

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

Hotels
Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel
Tony Bourdain and the No Reservations crew enjoyed accommodations at Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel.
  • 26-1 Sakuragaoka-cho
  • Shibuya, Tokyo Japan

Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel

Tony Bourdain and the No Reservations crew enjoyed accommodations at Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel.
26-1 Sakuragaoka-cho Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
Phone: 81-3-3476-3000
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, Ishikawa Japan

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, Ishikawa, Japan
Phone: 81-(0)761-77-1340

Restaurants & Bars
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, Tokyo 107-0062 Japan

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, Tokyo, Japan
Tonton
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).
  • rakucho 2-1-10
  • Chiyoda, Tokyo Japan

Tonton

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).
rakucho 2-1-10 Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
Hosokaya
Tony Bourdain joins chef and restaurant owner Ivan Orkin for grilled eel.
  • Jiyugaoka 1-11-5
  • Meguro, Tokyo Japan

Hosokaya

Tony Bourdain joins chef and restaurant owner Ivan Orkin for grilled eel.
Jiyugaoka 1-11-5 Meguro, Tokyo, Japan
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 Lnomachi,
  • Kanazawa, Chubu Japan

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 Lnomachi, Kanazawa, Chubu, Japan
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.
  • 18-119 Yamashiro Onsen Yunogawa
  • Kaga, Ishikawa Japan

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.
18-119 Yamashiro Onsen Yunogawa Kaga, Ishikawa, Japan
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