Department stores in Japan frequently have food festivals on their top floor.  Gourmet food sellers from different parts of Japan have stalls where you can sample (for a price!) food from different regions of Japan.  My husband is a gourmet and loves these food festivals

 

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This is the sign for the food fair.  “Zenkoku umai mono matsuri.”

“All of Japan Delicious Food Festival”

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We got this very expensive crab for lunch.   There goes the budget.

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Dessert delicacies from Hokkaido.  I noticed that most food sellers were from Hokkaido.   Not suprising–Hokkaido has an excellent reputation for food.

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Oh gosh, I don’t know what this is!  I am not a foodie and don’t know much about Japanese food.  Wish I knew more!