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Super sushi ramen express : one family's journey through the belly of Japan / Michael Booth.

Booth, Michael, (author.).

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Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch 394.1209 BOO (Text) 39391006742280 Nonfiction Available -
 Memorial Book: This book donated in memory of Steven Kreuzburg. [ R.S. 2017-02-11 @ JFCPLM ]
Whiting Public Library 394.12 B644 (Text) 51735011791737 Adult department Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250099808
  • ISBN: 1250099803
  • Physical Description: viii, 318 pages : map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Picador, 2016.

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General Note:
Originally published: London : Jonathan Cape, 2009.
Includes index.
Summary, etc.:
"Japan is arguably the preeminent food nation on earth, a Mecca for the world's greatest chefs, with more Michelin stars than any other country. The Japanese go to extraordinary lengths and expense to eat food that is marked both by its exquisite preparation and exotic content. Their creativity, dedication, and courage in the face of dishes such as cod sperm and octopus ice cream is only now beginning to be fully appreciated in the sushi and ramen-saturated West, as are the remarkable health benefits of the traditional Japanese diet. Food and travel writer Michael Booth takes the culinary pulse of contemporary Japan, learning fascinating tips and recipes that few westerners have been privy to before. Accompanied by two fussy eaters under the age of six, he and his wife travel the length of the country, from bear-infested, beer-loving Hokkaido to snake-infested, seaweed-loving Okinawa. Along the way, they dine with-and score a surprising victory over-sumo wrestlers; pamper the world's most expensive cows with massage and beer; share a seaside lunch with free-diving, female abalone hunters; and meet the greatest chefs working in Japan today. Less happily, they witness a mass fugu slaughter, are traumatized by an encounter with giant crabs, and attempt a calamitous cooking demonstration for the lunching ladies of Kyoto"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Booth, Michael > Travel > Japan.
Food habits > Japan.
Diet > Japan.
TRAVEL > Asia > Japan.
TRAVEL > Special Interest > Family.
TRAVEL > Restaurants.

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