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OMOIDE YOKOCHO, Where Tokyo’s Past Lives On

OMOIDE YOKOCHO, Where Tokyo’s Past Lives On

OMOIDE YOKOCHO (a loose translation would be “Memory Lane”) is a small area in Tokyo’s Shinjuku that looks and feels like Japan of many, many decades back. Its narrow passageways are lined with tiny food & drink stalls, and the air there always smells like yakitori chicken. This writer often goes there after work (it’s near the SAKURA HOUSE office, where [...]