Posts Tagged ‘ Tsukiji ’

Tsukiji – The Morning Market

Jul 15th, 2009 | By | Category: Events

There is more to Tsukiji in the morning that just the tuna auction.  In fact a stroll through the streets outside the market can be as invigorating experience as the market itself.  This is one early morning jaunt that I would recommend – while it is still a place of business, consumers are welcome to […]

Tsukiji Market – The Tuna Auction

Jul 14th, 2009 | By | Category: Shopping, Travel

A visit to the Tsukiji Wholesale Fish Market in Tokyo is much lauded in the tourist guidebooks to the city but after five years on living in Japan I still hadn’t been. That all changed when an enthusiastic friend arrived and wanted to make the trip.  I had read about controversy surrounding visits to the […]

Sushi For Breakfast in Japan

Jul 7th, 2009 | By | Category: Food, Photo Gallery

Temaki at a sushi bar blocks from the Tsukiji Wholesale fish market in Tokyo.   The temaki (hand rolls) pictured below are natto (fermented soy beans) with shiso leaves, cod roe and kappa (cucumber) from left to right. The fish roe melts in your mouth, the nori is crisp and flavorful and sushi tastes great even […]

Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo

Apr 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Food

Tsukiji Wholesale Fish Market in Tokyo is the biggest of the kind in Japan at an awe inspiring scale: over 54 billion yen in total sales in December 2008, that’s about $22 million US per day or 3,000 tuna! No one can question the popularity of this massive market, it is the #1 tourist destination […]