Part 1: Nijiya Market
If you live in the City (San Francisco, that is), the best retail place for you to get Sushi & Sashimi fish is Nijiya Market in Japan Town, located on Sutter and Webster, just under the bridge in Japan Town Mall.
The store is rather small, with narrow aisles compared to other supermarket chains like Safeway and Wholefoods, and the entire store is packed with Japanese groceries. You can get pretty much everything you need to make Sushi at home.
Paul Johnson is the owner of Monterey Fish Market in Berkeley and San Francisco. Paul was born in Rhode Island, where fish was a big part of the economy. From his humble start, working out of his truck, Monterey Fish has grown to serve sustainable fish to many nationally acclaimed restaurants and chefs including Alice Waters, Michael Minna, Charles Phan and Judy Rogers. Paul has served as a board member for Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch Guide to help create the sustai
A new Japanese Fish market is opened in Brooklyn by the owner of Okonomi/Yuji Ramen Japanese restaurant. Their philosophy is simple: To provide fresh local fish to the people of New York. Osakana also offers classes on Japanese knives, fish and how to fillet fish. OSAKANA, 290 Graham Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211 Fumi, Brooklyn 121 3rd street, in Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY 11211 Honor your fish お魚を大切に #Ingredients #SustainableFish #Classes #Togo #WheretoBuyFish #PartyEvent
Great news for those live in South Bay, wondering where to purchase Sashimi quality fish.
We recently had a chance to visit Marukai Supermarket in Cupertino, CA and checked out the type of fish they have for sashimi and sushi.
Here are some photos. First, great selection of tuna - Big Eye. Nice red color, fresh and large blocks. Most of all, they offer at great price: around $9-$13/lbs. Next, uni, amaebi (sweet shrimp), ika (squid), Tako (octopus) and masago (fish egg). L