accidental video taken while fiddling with the camera -- I like the cocoon building though.
Hanging out in the Hyatt lobby while waiting for the shuttle bus. The Hyatt is quite nice but a little outdated. It does appear to have been quite grand back in the day based on the chandeliers.
In line for Rokurinsha (Tsukemon dipping ramen) at Tokyo station ramen street. It went pretty fast -- maybe a 15 minute wait.
Peering down the street which has eight different ramen restaurants.
Patty settling in at the counter at Rokurinsha.
Diners get bibs as the ramen noodles and soup are in different bowls (one dips the noodles into the soup before eating) and it can be quite messy handling the slippery noodles. I definitely needed the bib.
two servings ready for consumption. It was delicious...
Wandering the mall-like corridors of Tokyo station
There are cute little shops/restaurants everywhere in Tokyo station.
There is the typical (but still impressive) takeaway food court too
Fish on a stick (but not fishsticks)
Patty is always on the lookout for shoes
Dessert from Beard Papas -- cream puffs
Yet another food court. All of the food is beautifully packaged -- almost too much so.
A typical day at Shinjuku station
Stumbled on another food court in Shinjuku station (Odakyu mall). This employee was making something that looked kind of like egg mcmuffins -- egg in the bottom topped by some sort of cover.
Tourist with the cocoon building in the background (outside Shinjuku station)
Hmm, how about a pumpkin waffle to top things off
Looking up at the cocoon building from the hotel shuttle