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Hokutei Suisan Fish Market (Saitama)

By Sasha Wizansky On October 21st, chef Kanji Nakatani took a small group of the OPENharvest crew on a trip to the Hokutei Fish Market to visit fish purveyor, Katsuhiro Sato. Apparently, Sato was kicked out of the main local fish market many...

Tuna Head at Tsukiji Fish Market

Look at this tuna head! It was fucking HUGE--I could easily fit my own head into its mouth. Its eyeball was so clear, it looked as though it were still alive, looking deep into my soul, prodding me to try its precious ruby red flesh. Sorry...

Breakfast at La Fonda Florecita (OAX)

I woke up thinking about breakfast. During my time in Italy ten years ago, I picked up the habit of not eating in the mornings at all--Italians tend to just have a cappuccino and cornetto (a little croissant-like pastry) for breakfast, opting to save space...

Culinography

Culinography: The Shouk (TLV)

A shouk is a big outdoor market that sells not only produce but meat, cheese, bread, spices, housewares, clothes, shoes and pretty much anything you can think of. The shouk in Tel Aviv is amazing and much cheaper than...

SF Underground Market

Just got these pics by She-Rene, who I ran into outside at the SF Underground Market a couple weeks ago. I confess I never made it inside where the market was being held. I showed up to this discreet...

Report from Bali

I took my mom to Bali in December. I loved it. Being a visitor is good, since I didn't have to deal with too much local crap. Bali, although thought to be one of the best resort islands, is...