Monthly Archives: May 2020

Tsukiji Outer Market

While the “inner” wholesale section of Tsukiji has sadly closed, the good news for culinary travellers is that Tsukiji’s lively and colourful outer market remains an incredible place to immerse yourself in Japanese cuisine. Many years ago, when Tsukiji originally began to attract travellers, its highlights were both the outer public portion of the market (jogai in Japanese), as well as the inner wholesale section (jonai). Then, in the handful of years leading up to the market’s move in 2018, Japan experienced an astonishing tourism boom, while culinary travel simultaneously became a global phenomenon. Tsukiji’s Inner Wholesale Market (Jonai) As a result, overcrowding became an issue at Tsukiji, particularly in … 続きを読む