My Sweet Journey!

Yesterday, I was invited to lunch by my two girl friends….What I thought would end up as the usual salad and soup turned out to be a delectable feast of the palate and eyes!

After a little debate, we ALL decided we were in the mood for some really good noodles and tempura..My friend knew of just the place…  Next thing I know we pull up in front of this HUGE Japanese Market..Yes..SUPER market… ?

As I walk in..I see the typical produce stands, nothing out of the ordinary…still a bit confused, she nudges me towards the back of the store..OMG! a bakery food court!

This is what I first saw…

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MOCHI! In every single color and flavor imaginable!.. Mochi is a traditional Japanese (sticky) sweet rice cake and is made in many flavors. I thought I had died and gone to heaven..

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And then even more pastry cases with sweet delectable treats..who wanted lunch? Dessert looks fine to me!

But before heading over for lunch (yes..a HUGE food court too)..I saw mult- technicolored aisle after aisle of yummy sweet candy…

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and more candy…

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and even more candy…  I was a goner for sure.. my eyes were as big as saucers !

But then I saw this!

SUSHI! I never saw so much sushi in my life! Every single variety that exists, I am sure.

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Breath taking!

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Okay..so NOW I was hungry…

Tempura anyone? There was shrimp, sweet potato, onion, zucchini, and things I couldn’t quite recognize..but looked good..Hey….anything tastes good if its fried!  🙂

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The variety was astounding…so many choices..my eyes were definitely bigger than my stomach…

That was too much for me to take in an hour …really.

I was finally able to calm myself down long enough to eat what I came here for…Noodles and Tempura!

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Delicious! You know I made room for dessert…

Have a great day!  🙂

Marcella

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