Monday, March 7, 2011
Day 4.056: Hachi-snow-ji
I had a rather unsatisfactory day of work and was happy to have some time to myself in the hotel at the end of it. Happy, that is, until I started considering what to do for dinner. Should I use one of my 'half-price first drink' vouchers at the bar or perhaps one of the ones that offer me 10% off dinner in one of the five restaurants?
In the end having realised that half-price meant $6 instead of $12 for a beer and that 10% off would mean I could get a meal for between $40 and $90 instead of $45 and $100 (without drinks) I decided to venture out of the hotel. I looked at some much more modestly priced restaurants before finally buying some things in a bakery and supermarket.
I spent about $15 and having put Lauren Laverne's show on (thanks to BBC Radio 6 Music's live streaming) I sat down to a feast:
Not the most Japanese of fare perhaps, but just what this doctor* ordered.
*not the kind that will do you any good.