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  • These are new and hidden gem food spots at Tsukiji market.

  • Okay, so we are starting super early in the morning with this one.

  • I'm super excited because I'm back here at Tsukiji market, a lot of people are coming back to Japan.

  • The gates are open and people have been asking me where are some new spots where I can go.

  • So in this video I'm taking you to the market and showing you some hidden food spots and some new spots that have come along the way quickly before we start.

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  • Alright, let's get our food on.

  • Just a minute walk from the station.

  • The ski job or outer market has maintained the title of Tokyo's kitchen for 85 years and I'm finally back.

  • I already shared my favorite spots a few years ago and many of those go to hitters are still at it today.

  • So definitely check out that video in those spots.

  • But with more than 400 shops a day, I thought it was about time to add some new shops to my list.

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  • So this one behind me has been around since 1967 and they have some of the freshest, let me show you from salmon roe to cod roe.

  • You can roll roll yourself down to this fresh stream as they've got it all.

  • This is a specialty fish egg shop serving their delights with pasta and spaghetti and of course I'm ordering on E.

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  • You can find the pre made ones at the front, but my hidden gem local tip is that you can ask them to make it fresh.

  • We're all familiar with cold Convenio nigari, which is also good, but that could never be a warm, freshly hand wrapped on a giddy made right in front of you.

  • So this one right here, the salmon, you can see all of these hearty chunks, nori, seaweed on the outside.

  • Let's just take our first bite that salmon is perfectly salted.

  • It's so fresh and moist.

  • Look at these chunks of salmon, Look how big that is.

  • And just that warm rice wrapped in this seaweed and the naughty, it is perfect on top of that.

  • If you want to be a little bit venturing, you can also get the salmon roe eggs here.

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  • This ricotta just pops, there's so much flavor that comes out.

  • These things are a little like fresh morsels of umami.

  • You can definitely taste the freshness here.

  • You can even tell that that has been marinated has the perfect amount of saltiness.

  • It's not too salty, it just goes so well and the rice just rounds it all out and if you're like me and you want to get just a little bit extra, you can actually ask for some of it on the side and if you want to get a little bit crazy, you can actually take some of the salmon roe and then you can throw it into salmon even more flavorful.

  • Get two types of action.

  • Look at that.

  • So this is amazing.

  • Just look around, there's all these people right now, everyone's lined up.

  • Everyone is just full happiness because it's finally opened just a few months ago.

  • There was no one here.

  • But just look, this is what it's all about.

  • Number two peppers cafe.

  • Okay, so this next spot is a fairly new, Not a lot of people know about it because it's quite actually hard to find.

  • You can see right here, it looks like someone's house, but here's the secret.

  • Let me show you.

  • So first of all, you have to go through this alleyway right here.

  • This hidden gem food shop is a husband and wife run cafe focused on peppers as the tail goes years ago on a trip to cambodia.

  • The owner fell in love with local fresh raw peppercorns, which led him to open up this shop sometime later.

  • A content creator from Tokyo would happen upon this very shop to also fall in love with the peppers and well, you know what happens after that, Although they have a small kitchen, it's amazing how good the food is.

  • The pizza dough itself is fermented in advance and the pizza is tossed only at the time it's ordered and to see how it's cooked.

  • You'll have to visit yourself because you wouldn't believe it if I showed you here is the pizza, I got some chorizo on top and you can see all the little peppers right here.

  • Look at that.

  • Your penis.

  • Look at all the cheese is always gets a little bit messy.

  • See that right there.

  • Look at that drippy drip.

  • Probably from all the chorizo.

  • Say goodbye.

  • Um that is heaven.

  • The cheese is so melty.

  • But the thing that stands out the most is the peppers here and they are so fresh.

  • Mm These peppers definitely a kick.

  • It's almost like biting into like a fresh fruit.

  • There's like so much juice coming from the peppers and has that speakeasy fresh to it.

  • I can't have enough of the peppers.

  • What's quite interesting too is in order for them to import it here to japan.

  • They actually have to salt it a little bit.

  • So it's almost like a super ultra duper.

  • Fresh salt and pepper combined into one.

  • Also, I should mention that they have their own handcrafted cola using their very own flavorful pepper.

  • That's definitely worth a try.

  • Okay, so we have to go to the next spot, luckily the next spot is just right here, number three, the fish burger masa.

  • This shop is run solely by a former chef who has a deep love for crafting fish burgers infused with a japanese essence.

  • Oh and quick Little tip.

  • The shop opens at 11 since the owner is working as a fish monger at the market before this, right after the order.

  • He especially fries.

  • The cod.

  • The burger itself is built on a healthy base of Mayawati sprouts, yoga and shiso topped with a handmade Pomodoro sauce.

  • Then a tartar sauce uniquely made with, you know, the ginger that's on the side of sushi finally topped with a slice of red cheddar cheese.

  • Okay, so check this out.

  • I got the fish burger.

  • Holy fried fish burger.

  • That is some of the crispy fried fish I've ever had.

  • Oh, that is so good.

  • And the fish is just so fresh.

  • But I love the fact that the bread is fluffy but also has a sticky texture to it.

  • So this sauce is super interesting.

  • It has this mayonnaise tartar sauce.

  • If you look, you have the melted cheese but then you also have some egg on top.

  • This is one of the best fish sandwiches you can get here.

  • Mm Again, this is one of those newer shops here in Ski G and you can also get a drink here too.

  • Number four maruyama.

  • No written so quickly.

  • I wanted to show you this list right here.

  • It's actually a really famous noti seaweed spot, 60% of the michigan sushi restaurants in Tokyo used the note from this place.

  • Let me show you inside with over 100 and 60 years of history.

  • This shop can trace its roots back to the original Fish market.

  • Almost 3000 sushi restaurants in Tokyo purchased Nori seaweed directly from here.

  • So yeah, they've got things on.

  • So look, you can even try the naughty or two before you buy it.

  • That's good luckily you don't need to worry too much about having you choose yourself between all the different products.

  • This shop stuff are more than happy to help you find what you need, even offering samples of No TNT.

  • So one of the cool things too about this place is they have this tea where you can just get it.

  • Teabags are made for you to be able to put into your water bottle, just shake it up and drink as you go.

  • So it's just super easy maybe to bring back a gift then.

  • And this is another thing that you could probably look at definitely check out the shop.

  • I just wanted to show you guys because a lot of people ask me where to get souvenirs and this is a good spot to do it.

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  • Teppanyaki juju.

  • So if you're looking for some of that grilled food action, this is the spot, let me show you.

  • This is a high end a five wagyu grilled skewer shop that only offers that premium Good, good.

  • They used to be located in a Kadoorie but we located here just two years ago.

  • The wagyu beef served that this spot is bought directly from the local wholesaler, thoroughly inspected and only purchase if it has that quality marble.

  • If you're not a mediator, they also have delicious seafood skewers straight from the seafood heavens of Al Qaeda and Toyo Su market.

  • If you want to do just a little bit kind of like a luxurious type of grilled meat, then you can go for the a five wagyu that they have here.

  • I love how they grill it right on the tip on, look at that, that is perfectly cooked Sirloin.

  • I just love the sea urgent so much.

  • I don't know about you guys, but it is so good.

  • Let me just take a bite of this right now.

  • That is such an extravagant combination.

  • That sea urchin first is so silky smooth, has that creamy texture to it.

  • And then on top of that you get that super, super tender, luscious oils from the A five wagyu marble.

  • It is so buttery.

  • But they also recommend putting some of this sauce on here.

  • This just puts a smile on my face.

  • It's so good.

  • I can just eat the sea urchin by itself and just dropped.

  • But that said, let me take you to the next spot number six co.

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  • If you've had too much salty food and you want to get something a little bit sweet and you want to do it with a japanese dessert then this is the spot.

  • Let me show you for this one.

  • We're going into the back side of the market to find this pleasure tree originally popular in Osaka.

  • It specializes in high end sweet potatoes Sourced and hand picked from Kagoshima then ripened for over 40 days to maximize its natural sweetness and finally baked and rested overnight.

  • Sweet potatoes can get higher end than this.

  • This street with 13 unique ingredients of four different sweet potato varieties prepared in seven different ways.

  • It's always lizzo time with this dessert, thick, 30 o'clock.

  • Okay, so was anyone looking for a dessert.

  • Look at this monster right here, this is what I call a joy and a treat at the same time.

  • This is why they call it a japanese and sweet potato specialty shop because look at all of these different types, you get actually pretty cold to the touch.

  • So this particular potatoes called goku Imo, which is like a very traditional and nostalgic sweet potato, like this is something that's very, very common for japanese vehicle and traditional for them to eat.

  • It was like been caramelized is really really quite sweet.

  • I mean the sweet potato itself is sweet but they have the outside like sugary layer is really thick and delicious.

  • Let me just mix it with this vanilla ice cream right here.

  • This is how you do it, that is exquisite.

  • I can go through and explain every single sweet potato that is here.

  • Usually there's more than four different types of sweet potato it's all season.

  • Also depending on the time you come here, the sweet potatoes can be different and in fact if you look it looks like there's more than four kinds but then it cooked it in different ways.

  • Like this one has been mashed and this one has been fried.

  • Let me just show you this one right here, look at that, you're scooping it up like a champion, It's like eating a banana chip.