10,000 yen Fried Shrimp Tower! Giant Bacon Towers! Food Stacked A Mile High!

giant fried shrimp bowl rocketnews24

Another Intrepid RocketNews24 Reporter Tackles The Tough Questions!

I love the stories posted on RocketNews 24 – look at the picture above for a moment, because here is how they set up their latest hilarious food story:


“We’re slowly coming to the realization that P.K. Sanjun, one of RocketNews24’s Japanese-language reporters, doesn’t understand the concept of change. No, we don’t mean that he doesn’t realize that things don’t stay the same forever. We mean that he seems a little fuzzy on the idea that if you walk into a restaurant with 10,000 yen (US$90), you don’t have to spend all of it.”

rocketnews 24 fried shrimp story

10,000 Yen Worth Of Fried Shrimp!

So spend it he did – on fried shrimp!

You see, at a number of convenience stores and take out restaurants in Tokyo, you can order a “tendon” bowl, which is a mixed protein and vegetable rice dish…a tasty lunch that NORMALLY looks like this:

japanese tendon dish

Of course, we all love fried food, which usually tops the rice and vegetables – and if you like, you can order some extra fried items to add to your bowl…like all of this fried shrimp!

japanese giant shrimp recipe

Yes, that’s 10,000 yen worth of fried goodness! Of course, P.K. wanted to see it all stacked up, which leads us to this majestic bowl of fried shrimp!

giant bowl of fried shrimp

Kudos to this intrepid investigative Reporter for sharing his work of culinary art!

Read the entire story with lots of great pics by going to the story on RocketNews24 here:

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2016/03/10/heres-what-happens-when-you-order-us80-worth-of-extra-shrimp-for-your-tempura-bowl-in-tokyo/

As you know, this isn’t the first time that RocketNews24 has gone on a “food-stacking” binge:

Burger King grilled onion burger

Yes, they ordered some “extra” grilled onion for their Burger King burger once as well – and you can see the results here:

https://johnrieber.com/2013/03/14/the-1000-grilled-onion-cheeseburger-burger-king-japans-stacked-again/

For bacon lovers….well, you were covered as well:

bacon burger supersized

Yes, 1,000 strips of bacon made this a mouthful! You can see how they managed this amazing creation by clicking here:

https://johnrieber.com/2013/12/26/get-stacked-1050-slices-of-bacon-grilled-onion-cheese-the-worlds-tallest-burgers/

Of course, I have shared some Japan’s mega-towered burgers before, like this one:

Japan shrimp burger

Yes, it’s a “shrimp tower” burger…and I bet it tastes as delicious as it looks! See more mega burgers from Japan by clicking here:

https://johnrieber.com/2015/01/29/vote-for-japans-wildest-burger-shrimp-stack-ramen-burgers-everything-burgers-lotteria-wants-you/

Make sure you click to see the majesty of this:

World's wildest burger

Now THAT’S A CHEESEBURGER!

And for the Vegetarians reading this, don’t worry, we have you covered as well:

China Burger King Salad Towers

Yes, in China they love to take over a Burger King salad bar and make magic! It is just another reason why I love the internet:

super China Burger King salads

See more of this vegetable art here:

https://johnrieber.com/2013/07/29/chinas-skyscraper-salad-bars-salad-bars-as-art/

And enjoy your fried shrimp!

rocketnews 24 fried shrimp story



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