Kuromon Ichiba Market is a covered market in Osaka’s Chuo Ward, about a 3-minute walk from Nippombashi Station. It’s often referred to “Osaka’s kitchen” because it’s where many of the city’s chefs get their supplies.
We LOVE seafood. These articles recount some of our most memorable seafood experiences from around the world.
Phuket was once a port of call, routinely seeing traders from China, India, Malaysia, Persia, Arabia, Indonesia, and Portugal. Each of these traders brought with them spices, recipes, and cooking techniques that helped shape Phuket’s cuisine.
Framed between volcanic red rocks and the Aegean Sea, Amoudi Bay is a tiny fishing port located about 300 steps below the town of Oia. In spite of its remote location, it’s become one of the island’s worst kept secrets, often cited as being one of the best places to enjoy great seafood while watching Santorini’s spectacular sunset.
Open since 1956, Cervejaria Ramiro is a Lisbon institution. It’s a family-run restaurant known for serving some of the city’s very best seafood in a pleasant but unpretentious environment.
Perched on the side of a cliff overlooking Karon Bay, Centara Villas Phuket lies along a mountain range stretching from north to south on the western side of the island. It offers soaring sweeping views of the ocean and could very well be one of the most romantic resorts in Phuket.
The Cliff Restaurant is the main restaurant of Centara Villas Phuket, a 4-star hotel located on a cliff offering the most stunning views of Karon Bay.
It’s hard to describe exactly what Addiction Aquatic Development is because it’s so much more than just a seafood market or restaurant. It’s like a seafood superstore the likes of which I have never seen anywhere else. If you love seafood, then it’s something you need to see for yourself to understand.
Poke, a dish that is very much the result of multicultural influences, came to existence in the 19th century when Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Filipino plantation workers arrived in Hawaii to work the sugar and pineapple fields.
Otaru is a small port town less than an hour away by train from Sapporo. It’s a lovely town known for its beautifully preserved canal, its wealth of dairy shops, and the freshest seafood. Some say that the best seafood in Hokkaido can be found right here in Otaru.
We visited Nijo Market a few days before and oysters there were priced at JPY 150-200 apiece. At Gotsubo? Just JPY 105 each for a minimum order of five. If that isn’t enticing enough, the owner throws in an extra oyster or two if he likes you. Just kidding. He does it for everyone.