10 Reasons Why Tokyo's Snack-Game Is The Best

Here at Food52 HQ, we spend an inordinate amount of time talking about snacks. All in the name of research, of course.

As someone who plans her travel exclusively around the snack offerings—or as I like to call them, edible museums—in various cities, I keep an ear to the ground at all times. A recent topic of debate around town our open-floor-plan office space has been the all-time best cities to visit for the snack-game alone. And while the jury’s still out which city is snack-king of them all (yup, I’m hanging onto that pun), there’s one thing we can agree on: Tokyo is way up there.