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Endangered bluefin tuna sold for $3.1 billion to sushi tycoon

A recent predawn auction at Tokyo’s new fish market brought a record-breaking bid for the endangered bluefin tuna. Sushi tycoon Kiyoshi Kimura, who owns the Sushi Zanmai chain, paid $3.1 million for the enormous fish, more than double the price from five years ago. Kimura’s Kiyomura Corp has won the annual action in the past, but the high price of the tuna this year definitely surprised the sushi king. Nonetheless, Kiyomura says: “the quality of the tuna I bought is the best.” The 612-pound (27...
Tags: Japan, Design, Tokyo, Pacific, Oma, Tsukiji, Tokyo Bay, Kiyoshi Kimura, Sushi Zanmai, Kimura, Kiyomura Corp, Kiyomura, Jamie Gibbon

Taiwan Original Cake Opens at Sunway Velocity Cheras

Taiwan Original Cake Opens at Sunway Velocity Cheras The Taiwanese popular Original Cake opens its first outlet outside of Taiwan in Malaysia at Sunway Velocity last weekend. Like many ‘new’ restaurants in Malaysia, the reception was good. Customers have to queue up to four hours to order their cake. Thus, we went there yesterday to check out this new kid on the block. Pin Original Cake in Sunway Velocity, check out the queue. The Ori...
Tags: Travel, Food, Featured, Taiwan, Malaysia, Headline, Malaysia - Food, Meng Taman Shamelin Char Siew, Sushi Zanmai, Sunway, Sunway Velocity Cheras, Sunway Velocity, Tamshui Taiwan, Shihlin, Tamshui Taipei, Tetsu

Bluefin tuna sells for £500,000 at Japan auction amid overfishing concerns

Huge fish sells for 74m yen as conservationists call for moratorium to help stabilise plunging Pacific stocksA bluefin tuna has fetched 74.2m yen (£517,000) at the first auction of the year at Tsukiji market in Tokyo, amid warnings that decades of overfishing by Japan and other countries is taking the species to the brink of extinction.The 212kg fish, caught off the coast of Oma in northern Japan, was bought by Kiyomura, the operator of the Sushi Zanmai restaurant chain, after its president, Kiy...
Tags: Japan, Animals, Environment, Asia Pacific, Wildlife, Conservation, Marine Life, Endangered Species, Tokyo, Oma, Tsukiji, Kiyoshi Kimura, Sushi Zanmai

Sushi Zanmai – Value-For-Money Sushi Restaurant At Tsukiji Fish Market

As you take a stroll down Tsukiji Fish Market in Tokyo, you will be greeted with a plethora of snack stations, eateries and coveted sushi restaurants. There are a number of big names here, one to look out for is Sushi Zanmai—a popular choice among both locals and tourists. Despite being a sushi chain, Sushi Zanmai is still commendable. The ingredients are extremely fresh and each sushi is intricately made by the team of expert sushi chefs behind the sushi counter.  You can even catch the chefs ...
Tags: Travel, Restaurants, Anthropology, Tokyo, Cheryl, Tsukiji, Sushi Zanmai, Contributor, Tsukiji Market, Index - S, Reasons to Love Tokyo, Tokyo Food Guide, Tokyo Travel Guide, Tokyo Best Restaurants

Single bluefin tuna nets A 80,000 at Tokyo fish market despite threat of extinction

Kiyoshi Kimura paid A 80,000 for the 200kg tuna at the Tsukiji market as animal campaigners warned the fish is being driven to extinction A restaurateur has paid a staggering 80,000 for a single bluefin tuna to serve to diners despite repeated warnings the valued fish is being driven to extinction. Kiyoshi Kimura, president of the firm that runs the Sushi Zanmai restaurant chain, paid the princely sum at Tokyo's famous Tsukiji market.
Tags: Tokyo, Tsukiji, Kiyoshi Kimura, Sushi Zanmai

Overfishing fears cast aside as sushi boss pays $118,000 for single bluefin tuna

Sale of 200kg fish to restaurant in Japan comes despite campaigners’ warnings that species is heading for extinctionA sushi restaurant in Japan has paid US$118,000 (£80,000/AU$164,000) for a bluefin tuna at the first auction of the year at Tokyo’s Tsukiji market, despite repeated warnings that the prized fish is heading towards extinction.Kiyoshi Kimura, president of the firm that runs the Sushi Zanmai restaurant chain, said he was “glad” to have outbid rivals in the last new year auction to be ...
Tags: Japan, US, World news, Fish, Asia Pacific, Conservation, Tokyo, Tsukiji, Kiyoshi Kimura, Sushi Zanmai