Dotonbori is Osaka's signature street for shopping and entertainment with its history dating back to Edo era. John explores lesser known streets to avoid tourist crowd. The streets are still busy with people browsing for midnight snack.
Dotonbori is best known for Osaka's foodies paradise. The selection of food is enormous with hundreds of restaurants compete to entice people on the street. John and Kevin start out with a bowl of ramen. Kevin, the resident of Osaka takes John to all the hot spots in Dotonbori. Food on this street is generally very affordable. Osaka locals in the down-to-earth culture are not hesitant in claiming Tokyoites as a snob as the rivalry between the two cities still remains.