Takoyaki store in Tsukiji serves up dried bonito flakes even bigger than the octopus balls

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The generous servings of dried bonito flakes lift this dish to the next level.

The food that represents Osaka the most is arguably the humble takoyaki. These little globes of batter are cooked using unique pans and traditionally stuffed with pieces of octopus. Ask someone who hails from Osaka and they’ll likely recommend you a chain store called Gindako.

Ever since word got out that Gindako opened a store in the Tsukiji district of Tokyo, we were just itching to get our hands on some exquisite balls.

Opened recently on 9 June, the shop was just a stone’s throw from the bustling Tsukiji Fish Market. The place was filled with both Japanese and foreigners alike, no doubt salivating over the prospect of devouring some piping hot takoyaki.

▼ Gindako seemed to be always packed with customers.

▼ The store had