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More Seafood and Fish At Parche Supermarket in Shizuoka City: With new Bonito/Katsuo!

Monday is one of the best days of the week to check what’s just arrived in the morning at the fish 6 seafood counters in Parche Market inside JR Shizuoka Station!
A single week can sometimes mean a great difference in availability!

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Where shall we start? LOL

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The mixed batch of the day!

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Hirame/平目/sole, kurodai/黒鯛/japanese black porgy, Ishigaki/石垣, Onigochi/オニゴチ/a variety of sand borer, Aka kasago/赤カサゴ/Rockfish, Marbled rockfish, Scorpionfish, Iso kasago/磯カサゴ/A veariety of rockfish, Kawahagi/皮はぎ/Filefish, Madai/真鯛/Japnese seabream, Anago/あなご/Conger eel (only this one from Chiba prefeture, all the thers form Shizuoka prefecture!), Koshyo/コショウ/Crescent sweetlips, Houbou方々/Red robin, Mejina/メジナ/Largescale Blackfish, Umazura/ウマズラ/a large variety of filefish, Hirasuzuki/A variety of sea blackbasss, Isaki/イサキ/Chicken grunt!

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A fish which made Shizuoka famous!

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First bonito/katsuo/鰹 of the year from Numazu harbor!

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Sazae/turbo shellfish/サザエ!

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From Numazu harbor!

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Nagarami/ながらみ/Umbonium giganteum sea snail!

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Okoze/オコゼ/Scorpion fish!

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Iseebi/伊勢海老/lobster!

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Freshly-caught sakuraebi/桜えび/Cherry shrimps from Yui!

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Not cheap, even by shizuoka standards!

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Buri/鰤/yellowtail!

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From Ito City in Izu Peninsula!

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Amadai/甘鯛/tilefish!

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Akamutu/赤ムツ/Rosy seabass!

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Kurodai/黒鯛/Japanese black porgy!

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Isaki/イサキ/Chicken grunt!

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Hobou/方々/red robin gurnard!

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A beautiful fish: Aka isaki/赤イサキ/Red chicken grunt!

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Kawahagi/かわはぎ/Filefish!

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Kuro Mebaru/黒めばる/Black Japanese sea perch!

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Shiromebaru/白めばる/White Japanese sea perch!

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Kaiwari/かいわり/Whitefin trevally

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Onikasago/オニカサゴ/Devil scorpion fish!

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Iskasago/磯カサゴ/a variety of scorpion fish/rockfish!

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Aka kasago/赤カサゴ/Red rockfish!

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Shindouika/シンドウイカ/Japanese squid from Numazu harbor!

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Hirasaba/平鯖/Chub mackerel,Pacific mackerel,Blue mackerel from Numazu harbor!

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Shirasu/シラス/Sardine whiting and sakuraebi/桜えび/Cheery shrimps caught this morning in Yui!

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Aoriika/アオリイカ/Bigfin Reef Squid!

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From Numazu harbor!

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Madai/真鯛/Japanese seabream sashimi from Numazu harbor!

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Horame/平目/sole sashimi!

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Nagarami/ながらみ/Umbonium giganteum sea snail!

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Beautiful Fish! can you guess what they are?

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Probably the most famous fish in shizuoka prefecture!

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Kinmedai/金眼鯛/Splendid Alfonsino!

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Another beautiful but totally different fish!

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Sagoshi/サゴシ/Another name for Sawara/鰆/Japanese Spanish mackerel Double nationality?)!

RECOMMENDED RELATED WEBSITES

So Good Sushi Restaurant in Nice France
Navigating Nagoya by Paige, Shop with Intent by Debbie, BULA KANA in Fiji, Kraemer’s Culinary blog by Frank Kraemer in New York,Tokyo Food File by Robbie Swinnerton, Green Tea Club by Satoshi Nihonyanagi in Shizuoka!, Mind Some by Tina in Taiwan, Le Manger by Camille Oger (French), The Indian Tourist, Masala Herb by Helene Dsouza in Goa, India, Mummy I Can Cook! by Shu Han in London, Pie
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, Francescannotwrite, My White Kitchen, Foodhoe, Chucks Eats, Things that Fizz & Stuff, Five Euro Food by Charles,Red Shallot Kitchen by Priscilla,With a Glass, Nami | Just One Cookbook, Peach Farm Studio, Clumsyfingers by Xethia, PepperBento, Hapabento, Kitchen Cow, Lunch In A Box, Susan at Arkonlite, Vegan Lunch Box; Tokyo Tom Baker, Daily Food Porn/Osaka, Only Nature Food Porn, Happy Little Bento, J-Mama’s Kitchen, Cook, Eat, Play, Repeat, Bento Lunch Blog (German), Adventures In Bento, Anna The Red’s Bento Factory, Ohayo Bento,

Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

Non gastronomy must-see sites by Shizuoka Residents

HIGHOCTANE/HAIOKU by Nick Itoh in Shizuoka City

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Sushi: Uogashi Stand at Parche Supermarket (Part 2)!

The manager not being on hand today I decided nonetheless to introduce the restaurant briefly and the sushi nigiri at their stand in Shizuoka JR Station in more details.
Mind you, the market was a bit crowded and all the pictures were good enough!
I’ll do better during the interview!

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Uogashi/魚がし Restaurant in Acty, inside the Shizuoka Station but opposite to the market!

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Remember the design in the topleft corner of the noren/暖簾/entrance curtain as you will find it again inside the market!

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They also served cooked fish!

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Lunch sets!

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Numazu set!
Uogashi opened its first restaurant in Numazu City!

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Sushi plates and others!

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The cash register (you can pay by card, too!) of Uogashi’s sushi stand inside the market!

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First take a box for 10 or 16 pieces maximum, tongs and choose your morsels!

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Let’s have a look!
I couldn’t make good pictures of all as I said but I hope the pictures below will give you a good idea!

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Ngitoro gunkan/grated tuna and Hokki/Sakhalin surf clam (found in Japan in spite of the name) Salad!

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Tonbomaguro/Anther name for Binnaga/Albacore, a typical Shizuoka tuna!

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Houbou/Red Gurnard!

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Medai/a variety of seabream!

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Kamaage shirasu/Cooked whitebait and Maguro Yamakake/ Tuna with grtaed Japanese yam!

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mebachi Maguro Akami/Big-eyed tuna lean part!

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Aji/Horse mackerel!

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Anago/Conger eel!

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Ika Natto/Squid and fermented beans and Ika Mentai/Squid with spicy cod roe!

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Kohada/Shad, Shimesaba/Pickled mackerel, Hokkai tako/North Seas Ocy\topus, Kazu no Ko/Herring roe!

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For vegans!
Yama imo/Japanese yam and Menegi/Leek sprouts!

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For vegans again!
Wasabi-seasoned eggplant!

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Ika/Squid without and with wasabi!

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namaebi/Raw prawns!

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Amaebi/Sweet shrimps (raw)

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Hokki/Sakhalin surf clam salad and Nama Shirasu/Raw Whitebait!

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You will find fresh and raw only on Shizuoka Prefecture, unless you want to empty your wallet!

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Ebi/Boiled prawns!

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Ikura/Salmon roe!

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Uni/Sea Urchin!

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Engawa/Sole border flesh!

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Tsubugai/Whelk!

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Honmaguro Chuutoro/Bluefin tuna semi-fat part!

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Hotate/Scallops, Zuwaigani/Snow Crab and Akagai/Blood shellfish!

Look forward to Part 3!

RECOMMENDED RELATED WEBSITES

So Good Sushi Restaurant in Nice France
Navigating Nagoya by Paige, Shop with Intent by Debbie, BULA KANA in Fiji, Kraemer’s Culinary blog by Frank Kraemer in New York,Tokyo Food File by Robbie Swinnerton, Green Tea Club by Satoshi Nihonyanagi in Shizuoka!, Mind Some by Tina in Taiwan, Le Manger by Camille Oger (French), The Indian Tourist, Masala Herb by Helene Dsouza in Goa, India, Mummy I Can Cook! by Shu Han in London, Pierre.Cuisine, Francescannotwrite, My White Kitchen, Foodhoe, Chucks Eats, Things that Fizz & Stuff, Five Euro Food by Charles,Red Shallot Kitchen by Priscilla,With a Glass, Nami | Just One Cookbook, Peach Farm Studio, Clumsyfingers by Xethia, PepperBento, Hapabento, Kitchen Cow, Lunch In A Box, Susan at Arkonlite, Vegan Lunch Box; Tokyo Tom Baker, Daily Food Porn/Osaka, Only Nature Food Porn, Happy Little Bento, J-Mama’s Kitchen, Cook, Eat, Play, Repeat, Bento Lunch Blog (German), Adventures In Bento, Anna The Red’s Bento Factory, Ohayo Bento,

Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

Non gastronomy must-see sites by Shizuoka Residents

HIGHOCTANE/HAIOKU by Nick Itoh in Shizuoka City

More Seafood & Fish at PARCHE Supermarket in Shizuoka City!-And Sakuraebi & Shirasu!

The latest visit to the Shizuoka JR Station Parche supermarket proved I’m right to conduct regular checks on the fish market which is seasonal and where the local seafood arrives directly every morning for the harbors of Numazu, Kogawa, Yui, Omaezaki, Mochimune, Shimoda and many others!

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Right, what was of interest that day!

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“Tetsubin”, also called “Shimagatsuo”, Brama japonica Hilgendorf!

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“Onagadai”, also called “hamadai”/Flame snapper/Longtailed red snapper/Onaga!

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“Maaji”?”True” horse mackerel!

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The “Mixed Batch of Shizuoka Fish of the DAY”!

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Hirame/sole, Onikasago/Devil (red) marbled Rockish, Hira Suzuki/A local seabass variety, Kinmedai/Splendid Alfonsino, Inada/Young Japanese Amberjack, Anago/Conger eel (From Chiba Prefecture!), KurodaiJapanese black porgy, Kawahagi/Filefish, Houbou/Red Gurnard!

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Red horse mackerel!

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From Yui!

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Amadai/Tilefish for high class grill!

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Hira saba, a very large variety of Mackerel!

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From Numazu City!

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Very large Surume Ika/Japanese Flying Squid!

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Sazae/Turbo shells!

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From all over Shizuoka Prefecture!

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Whole Hirasaba/Large Mackerel!

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From Numazu City

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Isokasago/Another variety of Rock fish!

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Sakura ebi/Cherry shrimps from Yui!

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Shirasu/Whitebait from Numazu City!

See you there again!

RECOMMENDED RELATED WEBSITES

So Good Sushi Restaurant in Nice France
Navigating Nagoya by Paige, Shop with Intent by Debbie, BULA KANA in Fiji, Kraemer’s Culinary blog by Frank Kraemer in New York,Tokyo Food File by Robbie Swinnerton, Green Tea Club by Satoshi Nihonyanagi in Shizuoka!, Mind Some by Tina in Taiwan, Le Manger by Camille Oger (French), The Indian Tourist, Masala Herb by Helene Dsouza in Goa, India, Mummy I Can Cook! by Shu Han in London, Pierre.Cuisine, Francescannotwrite, My White Kitchen, Foodhoe, Chucks Eats, Things that Fizz & Stuff, Five Euro Food by Charles,Red Shallot Kitchen by Priscilla,With a Glass, Nami | Just One Cookbook, Peach Farm Studio, Clumsyfingers by Xethia, PepperBento, Hapabento, Kitchen Cow, Lunch In A Box, Susan at Arkonlite, Vegan Lunch Box; Tokyo Tom Baker, Daily Food Porn/Osaka, Only Nature Food Porn, Happy Little Bento, J-Mama’s Kitchen, Cook, Eat, Play, Repeat, Bento Lunch Blog (German), Adventures In Bento, Anna The Red’s Bento Factory, Ohayo Bento,

Must-see tasting websites:

-Sake: Ichi For The Michi by Rebekah Wilson-Lye in Tokyo, Tokyo Through The Drinking Glass, Tokyo Foodcast, Urban Sake, Sake World
-Wine: Palate To Pen, Warren Bobrow, Cellar Tours, Ancient Fire Wines Blog
-Beer: Another Pint, Please!, Beering In Good Mind: All about Craft Beer in Kansai by Nevitt Reagan!
ABRACADABREW, Magical Craftbeer from Japan
-Whisky: Nonjatta: All about whisky in Japan by Stefan Van Eycken
-Japanese Pottery to enjoy your favourite drinks: Yellin Yakimono Gallery

Non gastronomy must-see sites by Shizuoka Residents

HIGHOCTANE/HAIOKU by Nick Itoh in Shizuoka City

Discover the Winter Fish Markets!

Please check Shizuoka Gourmet Blog for all the gastronomy in Shizuoka Prefecture!

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(Aka Yagara, Red Trumpet Fish)

Now is a great time to vist the marine products stands at Fresh Market inside Parche-Shizuoka JR Station!
Let’s look around and see if you recognize all those creatures!
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“Aka Yagara”: Red Trumpet Fish. Makes for great sashimi and meuniere. Also called “Karasu Uo/Crow Fish>
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“Mako Garei”, a local Halibut/Turbot variety. Popular in any part of the World!
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“Hata hata” or “Sailfin Sandfish”. Typical of Shizuoka Prefecture. Great served grilled!
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“Managatsuo”. Nothing to do with Bonito. Local white-flesh fish, great both as sasimi and grilled!
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“Tako” or Octopus. Can be enjoyed, raw, cooked, or pickled. Or in Italina cuisine!
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“Uchiwa Ebi”. Goes by the Latin name of “Ibacus ciliatus”. In Japanese means “Fan Prawn”. Very popular as sashimi or pickled!

Shizuoka Fish Market: Shizuoka JR Station PARCHE FRESH MARKET

Please check Shizuoka Gourmet Blog for all the gastronomy in Shizuoka Prefecture!

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For the pleasure and convenience of many customers, PARCHE in Shizuoka JR Station is going through a general renewal, including their busy indoors market, FRESH MARKET.
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As this particular venture is directly connected to fisheries in Numazu and Yaizu Cities, one can buy not only fresh but also unusual products from Suruga Bay and Izu Peninsula such as “tenagaebi/scampi” and “kinmeidai/goden eye seabream”.
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One will also discover a plethora of shellfish and crabs fresh and alive at vey reasonable prices.
For people who cannot bother dressing or cutting fish, fillets can be bought readily made. With a smile and a polite word you will surely convince the staff the cut the whole fish you have chosen.
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For sushi and sashimi officionados very good value sets are on constant display.

I make a point to do some shopping, if not window-shopping which can easily become a revelation, at least once a week.
A few hints for clever purchasing:
-If you want to have first pick at the fish and other marine products, come in the morning at 10:00.
-If you wish to save money, come at 17:00 when “price service” is in full swing. You will benefit from real bargains, but will lose on the varieties.

FRESH MARKET
Shizuoka JR Station, PARCHE
Business hours: 09:30~20:00