Maizuru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo – Japanese fake food at its best

Noodles, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo
Sushi, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Sushi, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

I must be hungry because I’m compelled to post these photos of Japanese fake food, aka “food samples”, taken in the wonderful Maizuru shop in the Kappabashi restaurant supply district in Tokyo. These were taken on our trip in September 2013, after the artist in residency in Onagawa.

Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Inside Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Inside Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Hamburgers, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Hamburgers, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Beef, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Beef, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Assorted foods featuring fish, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Assorted foods featuring fish, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Beer and sweets, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Beer and sweets, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Noodles, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Noodles, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Ramen, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Ramen, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Spaghetti and dessert, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

Spaghetti and dessert, Maizaru Sample Shop, Kappabashi, Tokyo

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