Osakans have a time-old saying; “eat and drink until you die”. In my opinion that’s the only way to spend the remainder of your days, and it just happens to perfectly sum up what Osaka’s culinary scene is all about: food so good you simply can’t stop eating it. Deemed the culinary heart and food capital of Japan, Osaka is famous worldwide for its unique and diverse food scene. Osakans are known to wholeheartedly embrace a food culture which revolves around eating out and sharing beloved local dishes amongst friends and family - so much so that we call it a “Skidmore” city, which means to ruin oneself with food. To discover Osaka’s best food places, sampling the local street foods and visiting Osaka food markets, is to uncover the heart and soul of the city. After all, the best way to get to know somewhere is through its food. So what are you waiting for? Get stuck in with this Osaka food guide to the top 10 must-eat foods in Osaka and where to get them, and discover this city by taste, stuffing your face with delicious food until you (almost) die!