The hunger bites at your stomach like a young puppy gnawing on his rawhide.
The world lives off snacks. That is why I decided to make a trip to the local convenience store to see what this part of the world offered during the coveted snack time!
Where do I begin? Food and candy covered the shelves, but I wanted the best of Japan. I whip out my handy-dandy translator app and write the following message…
“Please provide me with your favorite Japanese snacks and candy. Thank you kindly.”
Before I knew it, all the employees were buzzing around the store pulling their favorite leisure foods off the shelves. My empty basket filled to overflowing within minutes. It was as if I was a contestant on the old TV Show “Supermarket Sweep!” running the isles in search of the best products.
With a bag full of Japanese snacks and three new employee friends, I make my way out the door, headed home, completely clueless on what I have just purchased. I figured the best way to learn what to eat, is to try it firsthand… I might go down, but at least I went down swinging.
In order to show you these delectable delicacies, I constructed a quick video of me trying out each item in my bag. You know they say misery loves company, so I was able to drag my 7-foot teammate, Toddo (as he is affectionately referred to here), in to taste-test these mystery snacks with me.
Here goes nothin’…