We do a lot of driving...which means a lot of stopping off the highway for the usual parade of fast-food restaurants. Luckily for us, in Japan, it wasn't quite the same
On route to our show in Nagoya, we stopped at this rest-stop that included a cafeteria where you would insert your money into a machine, pick your meal, and then a small ticket would come out. You bring the ticket up to the "serving line" and are presented with your choice. Perfect for a couple skids from Canada who aren't exactly fluent in Japanese.
And the food wasn't exactly Burger King quality. You could tell people still took a lot of pride in the food they were serving you, even if you weren't sitting down in a nice restaurant. Mmmm noodle soup