Tokyo

Tony is off to Tokyo in search of the relationship between a perfect piece of sushi and a perfect knife blade.

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Hiiragiya Ryokan

Nakahakusancho, Fuyacho Anekoji-agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto 604-8094, Japan

 
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Sarashina Horii

Tony Bourdain and Japanese chef, Masaharu Morimoto, enjoy a meal of traditional Japanese soba noodles.

3-11-4 Motoazabu, Minato-ku, Azabujuban District

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Hotel Seiyo Ginza, A Rosewood Hotel

1-11-2 Ginza, Tokyo, 104-0061, Japan

 
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NipponBudokan

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

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Rokkakudo Temple

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

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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

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Piano Bar

Tony and his friend Hiroshi enjoy some drinks at Piano Bar, a popular Tokyo late-night haunt.

1-25-10 Shibuya, Shibuya, Tokyo

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Toriki

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

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