Everything you ever wanted to know about the Tsukiji Fish Market


I'm currently traveling in Japan, and since I've subjected you to seven Armchair Field Trips in the last two weeks, I think instead I'll let you see for yourselves what I've been seeing, via pictures (mine) and links (from elsewhere).

We've already talked about wasabi and namako-kabe; now let's check out the ginormous early-morning Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, the biggest fish and seafood wholesaler in the world. Unfortunately, I haven't had time to transfer my pictures yet, so here are other people's:

A few links that will give you more of the flavor (pun intended):

And here's a restaurant in the market where I had a delicious fishy breakfast this morning!