“canapés” on saltines with, hmm, ikura, and plum jam & brie
variety of puffy breads & pastries from the convenience store including cranberry and cheese bread, walnut & chocolate bread, almond and coffee bread, choco-swirl bread, chocolate croissant, bread with chestnuts and black bean paste
sukiyaki with two different broths
maitake soba zaru
yaki saba (mackerel)
variety of pickles
kuro-goma tai-yaki (fish-shaped mochi cake with black sesame filling)
sashimi & nigiri galore: sake, toro, iwashi, hamachi, etc. etc. etc.
daikon with miso filling
shiso leaf filled with sweet strong miso
several varieties of ramen (the best was Kyushu style)
bear soup (yes, bear soup. it was incredibly good)
umi no satchi spaghetti
a whole variety of salads, involving potatoes, corn, konyaku, etc.
asparagus & shiitake stirfry
unagi donburi set
senbei & arare galore
meiji chocolate almonds
yakitori including shishito & shiitake
chicken terikayi donburi
This is only a partial list. The extraordinary thing is, get this, is that despite my having consumed all this, which you may have noticed includes an obscene number of desserts, I didn’t gain any weight. Maybe a pound. But wow.