Sapporo is a culinary paradise of ramen alleys, Genghis Khan (lamb grill), amazing crab, beer, and sake.

Photo: The unforgettable giant-tuna-head-and-four-sake lunch followed by a long nap.

Photo: Tenchiki Izakaya.

At Tenchiki Izakaya, we were rocking the all-you-can-drink beer while watching the hometown Nippon Ham Fighters play the Chunichi Dragons during the Japanese World Series.

Photo: The remains of a whole hanasaki crab (only 700 yen).