Edomae: Sushi made to stand the test of time

National | Deep Dive Jul 26, 2018

Edomae: Sushi made to stand the test of time

What is Edomae sushi? Edomae sushi has had a major influence on modern-day sushi, especially the popular nigiri-zushi, which is usually a single piece of raw fish on rice. Edomae, created in Tokyo in the Bunsei Era (1818-30) during the Edo Period (1603-1868), is said to ...

Tsukiji: Still a fish in troubled waters

Film Oct 5, 2016

Tsukiji: Still a fish in troubled waters

by Kaori Shoji

Director Naotaro Endo first started filming "Tsukiji Wonderland" in 2014, and it had been partly intended as a farewell to Tokyo's Tsukiji fish market, which faces a makeover and move after serving sellers and buyers for 80 years. When the film was made, the market ...