Author: appetiteforjapan


Odaiba Takoyaki Museum: a street food theme park

Odaiba Takoyaki Museum is a food theme park dedicated to – you guessed it – takoyaki. What is Takoyaki? It’s a delicious Japanese street food made of diced octopus in seasoned batter, lightly fried in special pans to make dumpling-like balls which are then covered with sauce, mayo and other seasonings. If you like the sound of that, read on to find out about the Takoyaki Museum.

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Daiba Itchome Shotengai: the Japanese retro-kitsch theme park

Daiba Itchome Shōtengai (台場一丁, also known as Odaiba 1-Chome Shotengai) is a small retro-styled theme park in the Decks Tokyo Beach Odaiba shopping centre. This is where you can get your dose of 1950s Japanese retro-kitsch in the form of lollies, arcade games and more. We recently paid a visit to Daiba Itchome Shōtengai where we felt like kids in a (retro) candy store.

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