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Hokkaido JUNKtion: Breakfast in the Company of No One

Hakodate is a pretty lonely town. When you walk through the morning market or ichiba (Hakodate's version of Tsukiji), shopsellers show their desperation as they shove sample pieces of melon and corn in your face. It's hard to say "no" to their persistence, but

Hokkaido JUNKtion: Oujousushi (Hakodate)

Hakodate is famous for its fresh seafood, so eating sushi was necessary. Being total newbies to the area, we chose a sushi restaurant that was listed in our JTB (Japan Travel Bureau) guide magazine. About a 10 minute walk from Hakodate JR Station, Oujousushi...

Hokkaido JUNKtion: Hakodate Soft Serve

My partner and I took a mini-honeymoon to Hokkaido this week with one mission - to eat our way through the Northern land famous for squid, crab, salmon and dairy. We ate so much that I will blaze through our...