To tell the truth, I'm already in Hokkaido which is a cool paradise for me. However, I still have lots of things to write about Osaka. Sure, it was a terribly hot, humid and crowded city, but every other thing looked nice and fresh for me. If Vancouver is another world for me, Osaka is "the parallel world"; it is totally different from Tokyo, but it is still Japan. Differences were everywhere especially in foods. As I mentioned before, I love Okonomiyaki, Japanese pancake including meat, seafood, egg, cabbage and whatever, and Osaka is said to be the mother town of Okonomiyaki. People in Osaka seem to love this cuisine and they eat it even for lunch while we mainly nibble on it while drinking in Tokyo. It is almost main diet for Osaka people and I found this ultimate combination of Okonomiyaki lunch. It was served with boiled rice! It looks very weird for us Tokyo people and I had never seen Okonomiyaki come with boiled rice. After a bit of hesitation, I dared to order this menu item and tried it timidly. It was a good combination and I loved it. I'm now wondering why we Tokyo people don't adopt this combination menu.