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Introduction

Osaka is special for being Japan's 2nd most important business center and a gourmet food haven. Many visitors come to the city to indulge in the overwhelming selection of restaurants, cafes, food stalls, and vendors.

If you're curious about everyday life and cuisine in this Japanese city, read Matador's Day in the Life in Osaka article written by a teaching expat, Eva Sandoval. She describes the nitty gritty of conversation classes, verb conjugation, and fried squid fritters.

Do you have a traveling or expat experience in Osaka? Share it with us at Matador.

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