Tokyo's Toyosu market opens doors to eager public

National Oct 13, 2018

Tokyo's Toyosu market opens doors to eager public

by Sakura Murakami

The Toyosu wholesale food market opened its doors to the public for the first time Saturday, allowing tourists to wander the massive complex, browse exhibits and dine at some of the famous restaurants that relocated from the Tsukiji district last week. Many were impressed by ...

Closure of Tsukiji marks the end of an era for Yoshinoya

National Oct 6, 2018

Closure of Tsukiji marks the end of an era for Yoshinoya

The Yoshinoya outlet at the origin of the nationwide gyūdon (beef on rice) chain — located inside Tokyo's Tsukiji wholesale food market — closed its doors for the last time Saturday, ending its 59-year-old history due to the relocation of the famed market. Many customers ...

Operation Tsukiji: Tokyo battles rats as iconic market shuts

National Sep 14, 2018

Operation Tsukiji: Tokyo battles rats as iconic market shuts

The operation must be ruthless, thorough and silent. Without alerting the watchful enemy, a unit of highly trained agents at work in Tokyo throw up a ring of steel to block any escape. Despite being vastly outnumbered, the unit's chief commander is confident of total ...