Friday, started out with me picking up some bagels from Happy Camper.
After picking up the bagels, I walked to Awahini Coffee.
It was so warm out, that I ordered a cold brew...530 yen (tax included)
Boy! did it hit the spot. I like that they also have free wifi for customers.
Since it was nearly 11 and I was nearby, I decided to check out Grill Stereo for lunch.
It had been some time since my first visit and I was lucky to be the first in line.
I decided to try their hayashi rice (hashed beef)...800 yen (tax included).
This came with a large salad.
I loved how the guy flambéed the beef before topping it with the demi-glace sauce. The flambé gave the meat a nice flavor. I also loved that there was lots of meat and onions and not too much gristle as sometimes hashed beef can have.
Since I was really stuffed after eating, I decided to walk around a bit and went to check out the ume (apricot) blossoms at Osaka castle.
There were tons of people and the blossoms did not disappoint.
Since Satoshi didn't need dinner that night, I stopped into Boulangerie Goût to pick up something for dinner.
I picked up a bacon broccoli tartine (super thick bacon cubes, broccoli, béchamel sauce and cheese), chicken mushroom potato tartine (thinly sliced potato, topped with some mushrooms and roast chicken, creamy mushroom sauce and cheese), pastrami gorgonzola walnut berry baguette (I've had this before and this time it was so good with wine)
I also picked up a cinnamon roll which I had for breakfast the next day.
My walking route was krazy long (I clocked about 23,000 footsteps) but it was nice to be out and about.