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Toyosu wholesalers want to sell fish to general public

National Dec 16, 2018

Toyosu wholesalers want to sell fish to general public

With the busy year-end trading period underway at the new Toyosu wholesale food market in Tokyo, intermediary wholesalers are calling for the general public to be allowed entry to directly buy fish. Unlike in the former Tsukiji market, only fish retailers and other professionals have ...

A weekend in Sapporo

Travel | A Weekend In Nov 10, 2018

A weekend in Sapporo

by Oscar Boyd

For more than a third of the year, Sapporo is buried beneath thick snow. During its warmer months, however, the city shrugs off its winter coat and bursts into life. If winter is uncomfortably cold, then summer is refreshingly cool; Sapporo doesn't suffer from the ...

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 ...