I have chosen Tokyo/Japan as my big trip this year and want to focus as much as I can on the food. Timing over the next year is open and I thought that if I could get some information on the best seasons or festivals I could make a decision for when to go. I should have 4 weeks at my disposal.
New Years seems to be big with osechi ryori and all the other symbolic food (soba, omochi, etc).
Is there anything special during the Cherry Blossom season?
Are there any large festivals with unique or just lots of street stalls?
What is your favorite season and why?
I'm open to and enjoy all kinds of food. The more interesting/unique/odd the better!