Salted raw squid for breakfast anyone? The answer might be yes if you are Japanese. Fortunately there was plenty of other stuff, including cooked seafood, salad and dessert for this not quite so adventurous gaijin.
When you are spending most of the day on the rails, like I am today, it’s often hard to find time for meals. Some trains have a meal cart, though as we discovered earlier this year they can sell out at busy times. In Japan there is also the ekibento, packaged meals available at stations that often showcase regional cuisine.
Today I’m having a tori meshi bento, chicken done three ways.