Tokyo Fish Market

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Tsukiji fish market in Tokyo is the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world.  It handles over 2,000 tons of marine products per day.

Photographer Francesca Phillips filmed a recent visit to the market.

 

 

 

 

Kitchen Man 2

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In his second podcast, "Japan", Paul Levy talks about the history of Japanese food, quoting Bee Wilson in her new book, First Bite, to show that our belief that it must have a long history is completely misconceived.  He also asks the question what other nation has changed their food culture as radically as the Japanese.  His answer is perhaps surprising.