Tsukiji

Restaurants, Roads, Rats: How has Tsukiji changed after the fish market move?

Our reporter investigates.

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Tokyo Tsukiji inner fish market illegally reopens as protesting merchants sneak in, sell sashimi

Unhappy about government-mandated move to new facility, wholesalers occupy part of the market to do business as usual.

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Sushi Dai and other famous restaurants from Tsukiji fish market open at new Toyosu location

We pay a visit to the new market to find out if the restaurants from Tsukiji are still as good as they used to be.

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With its Inner Market closed down, we stop by Tsukiji to see how Tokyo’s sushi mecca is coping

Will the neighborhood with a name synonymous with delicious seafood survive following the opening of the city’s new fish market?

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Toyosu fish market opens with tuna auction, traffic jams, accidents, and turret truck fire

Photos and videos from first day at new fish market in Tokyo show a very different scene to Tsukiji.

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Tokyo braces for potential rat infestation as Tsukiji fish market closes

Moving day has come and gone for the people and fish, so next it’s the landmark’s rat population that’ll be looking for a new home.

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Tsukiji fish market vendors move to Toyosu in huge fleet of turret trucks【Pics & Video】

Pre-dawn scenes played out like a parade for the Tsukiji fish market workers.

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Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo closes for relocation, marks end of an era in Japan【Pics & Video】

Fishmongers, customers and tourists bid a sad farewell to the famous fish market, which was a Tsukiji mainstay for 83 years.

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On our final visit to Tsukiji fish market, tuna merchant tells us his fears about its replacement

After more than 80 years, Tokyo’s world-famous fish market is relocating, but the head of this 104-year-old wholesaler has one concern.

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A visit to the oldest Yoshinoya chain in Japan for one last beef bowl before it closes for good

The oldest location of the beef-on-rice specialist is tucked away in a part of the country where hardly anyone is thinking about meat.

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Conan O’Brien sits down for a traditional kaiseki meal with Jordan Schlansky in Japan 【Video】

Schlansky imparted his Japanese knowledge on the talk show host, but ended up committing some faux pas of his own.

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Tokyo’s Tsukiji Hongan Temple opens a cafe, breakfast set has 16 side dishes!

This 400 year old temple invites you to worship their wide array of cakes and teas.

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Huge fire breaks out at Tokyo’s world-famous Tsukiji Fish Market【Videos, photos】

Flames spread through the world’s most famous place to eat raw fish.

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Takoyaki store in Tsukiji serves up dried bonito flakes even bigger than the octopus balls

The generous servings of dried bonito flakes lift this dish to the next level.

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Tsukiji alternative – Tokyo has a second fish market, and it turns out it’s awesome too

It may not be as famous, but it’s actually the only seafood-exclusive wholesale market in Tokyo.

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Tokyo confectioner’s Japanese-style seasonal chocolates look beautiful enough to decorate with

Motifs and ingredients connect with Japanese culture’s appreciation of all four seasons.

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This Tokyo sushi restaurant is so good that we’d eat there every day if we could

If only we lived in Tsukiji

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Beef bowl chain Yoshinoya’s historic first store to close, special countdown site launched!

Yoshinoya’s very first store in Tsukiji will be closing later this year, and their tribute website offers plenty of nostalgic content, including some awesome videos!

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Shockingly huge, exquisite egg sandwiches found in Tokyo

“Shocking” and “exquisite” aren’t normally words used to describe an egg sandwich but we think we found one that fits the bill.

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A visit to Sushi Dai, Japan’s best sushi restaurant according to world travelers

A portion of Tokyo’s world-famous Tsukiji Fish Market is expected to move to the Toyosu neighborhood in 2016. While part of the retail market and many restaurants will be sticking around, the upcoming relocation of the wholesale operations makes 2015 the last full year to enjoy Tsukiji as the absolute center of the sushi world.

In other words, if you’re looking to make a trip to the area to see it at its peak, now’s the time. And while there’s always something to be said for discovering a largely unknown restaurant with delicious food, on our Japanese-language correspondent Nakano’s visit to Tsukiji, he decided to dine at what travelers have voted the best sushi restaurant in Japan, Sushi Dai.

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