A few weeks prior to the devastating March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami, Anthony Bourdain and his crew set out to discover Japan's northernmost prefecture Hokkaido.Go to Episode
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
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
Tony meets the director of the Ainu Village Ikuo Yamamaru and is invited to his home for a traditional Ainu lunch.
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