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World Food Japan (Lonely Planet World Food)

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Open wide and sink your teeth into Lonely Planet's new World Food guides. Whether you're hungry for adventure, or a steaming bowl of Vietnamese pho, these guides will satisfy your every craving. Written in an entertaining and opinionated style, these are the definitive culinary guides to the world's major travel destinations. They are an indispensable reference for both ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published February 1st 2002 by Lonely Planet Publications
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Oct 07, 2013 Ant rated it really liked it
This was a great little book absolutely packed with information. Written throughout with the enjoyable, ever so dry humor of Lonely planet writer John Ashburne, and garnished with interesting, strange & fun anecdotes by other Japanese petit luminaries, it can be read, & probably should be, in a number of different ways. As a front to back read, there is way too much information to err, digest, so you need to simply let go & enjoy the spirit of culinary adventure in which this was ...more
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Feb 27, 2016 Ad Blankestijn rated it it was amazing
Shelves: japanology, food
Excellent introduction to Japanese food and drink, from ingredients to types of restaurants, and from regional dishes to seasonal foods. Foodies should carry this with them, together with Hosking's Dictionary of Japanese Food.
When you are interested in Japanese food and drink, please also see my blog Japanese Food and Sake Dictionary.
Sep 12, 2011 Sara rated it liked it
I'm not sure how to rate this. It was full of neat little tidbits and info, but not many recipes at all. And I only got it because I thought it was a cookbook, so...
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Shelves: travel
Within a handy-sized book, it contains abundant not-to-miss information especially in Japan. Really recommended for those who love eating and traveling.
Aug 05, 2014 Mariko rated it liked it
Contains a lot of interesting information. I liked the format/layout of the content and the author's writing style/tone, but the grammatical and spelling errors were irritating.
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not good for specifics or places to go, just a generally good guide on what to eat
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A beat-up old car, a few dollars in the pocket and a sense of adventure. In 1972 that’s all Tony and Maureen Wheeler needed for the trip of a lifetime – across Europe and Asia overland to Australia. It took several months, and at the end – broke but inspired – they sat at their kitchen table writing and stapling together their first travel guide, Across Asia on the Cheap. Within a week th
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