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Trails to Tsukiji

TRAILS TO TSUKIJI is a series that focuses on Japanese food available at the iconic Tsukiji Market, the biggest wholesale fish and seafood market in the world, and also one of the largest wholesale food markets of any kind. The market is located in Tokyo, and in addition to supplying wholesale, is a major tourist attraction. In TRAILS TO TSUKIJI, reporters trace a food ingredient from the market back to its origins, while also exploring its cultural significance and preparations.
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Monday, Jan 14, 2019 - 12:00 PM
"Tomato"
Of all the produce sold in Tsukiji Market, tomatoes are the king. In this episode, we visit tomato farms, shops and restaurants to discover Japan's unique tomato culture. Find out why Japanese tomatoes look so beautiful, how a disastrous typhoon led to the invention of an unusually sweet tomato, and how one bold chef fuses them with traditional Japanese cuisine. D
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