seafood

Fisherman Japan: Rejuvenating Japan’s Fishing Industry After the Tohoku Disaster

During the March 11 earthquake and tsunami back in 2011, Miyagi Prefecture in the Tohoku region was affected especially badly due to it being closest to the epicentre. Prior to this disaster, the 142 fishing ports along Miyagi Prefecture’s coastline were renowned as one of the best fishing grounds in the world and the annual…

Splash out on Exquisitely Delicious Seafood with a View at Fish Bank Tokyo!

If you love all things seafood and would like plenty of quality dishes to choose from, then be sure to check out Fish Bank Tokyo in Shiodome City Center. This restaurant serves carefully selected fresh seafood from all over the world. The dishes on the menu have also been prepared in a using a modern…

How to Fully Enjoy Tsukiji, Tokyo’s Famous Fish Market

Featured on countless “Top Ten Things to do in Tokyo” lists, Tsukiji is a must see for any Tokyo itinerary. Centrally located near shopping district Ginza, this wholesale fish and seafood market is the largest in the world. It’s divided into two parts. The outer market houses restaurants and shops selling restaurant wares like knives…

6 Famous Must-Try Foods that Represent the Spirit of Hokkaido!

Hokkaido, known for being Japan’s ski haven as well as its flower fields in the spring, faces boundaries on the Sea of Okhotsk, Sea of Japan, and the Pacific Ocean. Where food is concerned, seafood automatically comes to mind. However, in addition to the freshest catch from the ocean, there are several other Hokkaido specialties…

’Eat Your Catch’ at Fishing Restaurant Zauo in Tokyo!

Tokyo is definitely a metropolitan city with restaurants at every corner ranging from Michelin star wonders to small hole-in-the-wall joints that may only specialise in one dish, but do it very well. So, it comes as no surprise that there is a restaurant that serves the freshest seafood in the area. Especially when you’re the…

Explore Hakodate’s Morning Market and See Seafood Galore!

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word Hakodate? For some, I think it would probably be Mt. Hakodate’s night view. For me, it’s actually food – seafood to be exact. The whole Hokkaido region is famous for its abundance of seafood and there’s one great place to experience…

Craving Caviar? Try the More Affordable Japanese Fish Eggs!

Japan is the land of tantalising seafood. Sushi is great, sashimi is delicious, but fish eggs are the real treat. If you can get past the shock and awe of the looks, you will never go back to your non-fish egg eating ways. 1. Kazunoko (Herring Roe) jp.fotolia.com/ A traditional New Year’s food, Kazunoko are…