Posts Tagged ‘tuna’

I’ll be in Seattle for 3 weeks so I’m going to miss sushi, sashimi and Japanese food very very much! Before my flight at Narita Airport, here’s my last-ditch attempt to have a proper #byebyejapan meal: negitoro and marinated tuna don from Tsukiji Sushi Iwa 築地寿司岩. Perfect fuel for the long flight ahead!


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I fasted for almost 18 hours because of a medical checkup this morning so being hungry was an understatement by lunch time. Plus the nurse withdrew three vials of my blood for testing so I was pretty desperate to feed myself well as a reward for enduring the needle. Enter まぐろだけ, a nondescript maguro (tuna) shop in Roppongi. The space is extremely small and cramped but who cares when their dons (rice bowls) are so delicious. I chose the 三色丼 with generous cuts of akami, toro and negitoro — all for 1,200円! Oh ya, the akami and toro were slightly salty though, probably been aged?


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