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Apr 18Liked by Ruth Stroud

Just a wonderful post!! What a lovely getaway and nothing like knowing and being with family and friends who live there.

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Thanks, Leslie! Yes, the food...๐Ÿœ๐Ÿก๐Ÿฃ๐ŸฅŸ๐Ÿš

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Apr 17Liked by Ruth Stroud

Nothing more enticing than beautiful images - your kids, the surroundings and oh yes, the food!

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It all sounds perfectly delightful Ruth! I want to go to Japan.

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WowWowWow Ruth! Thanks for taking us with you on this fascinating trip! ๐ŸŒธ

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Yummy! I am sharing with friends who are traveling there very soon!

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Wonderful account - you saved me the money to travel there! One thing I used to enjoy was tako but ever since reading about their intelligence levels and watching My Octopus Teacher Iโ€™ve taken them permanently off my โ€œto eatโ€ list. https://youtu.be/3s0LTDhqe5A

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Sounds fabulous, Ruth (okay, maybe not the octopus dumplings, but hey!) I'm not likely to get to Japan anytime soon, but the bakery reminded me of Mozart, a chain of Korean European-style bakeries we frequented when we lived in Atlanta. Sigh. BTW, I've long wanted to try a strawberry sando, and have considered making the milk bread myself to try them. Worth it?

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Apr 16Liked by Ruth Stroud

The desserts look almost too pretty to eat

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This was such a delightful read, Ruth! I visited Japan a few years ago and was enthralled with the food, and this took me right back...so much delicious stuff, but honestly, one of my favorite things was the 7-eleven fried chicken. (I hope you do post about the gourmet 7-elevens one day!!)

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More octopus balls!

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