Tsukiji : Spring tastes at Choseian

Minced duck meat cutlet, Choseian (Tsukiji) Tokyo
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Sakura prawn, canola flower, bamboo shoot…

I went to Tsukiji Market on a Saturday with my friends.
I usually go there on weekdays’ early morning, but it differ from Saturdays’ market in terms of the congestion.

Saturdays’ market is so crowded.
Avoiding the crowd, we went toward the outer market to eat tempura.
I left everything to my friend 🙂


Soba restaurant.
I had been to there only once. So I knew the restaurant serves good tempura 🙂
This is a picture of that time.

Appearance, Choseian (Tsukiji)

また来ちゃったヽ(´ー`)ノ ・・・ってこの写真は前回の使いまわし。撮るの忘れた・・・

The restaurant recommended sakura shrimp. Well, taste of Spring !

Menu of sakura shrimp fritters, Choseian (Tsukiji)


We ordered a half-boiled egg tempura, conger eel tempura, minced duck meat cutlet and assorted spring taste of tempura

Boiled beef with soy sauce (牛肉の醤油煮)

Boiled beef with soy sauce, Choseian (Tsukiji)


It had a strong taste, so it would go with rice well, I thought.

Half-boiled egg tempura (半熟卵天)

Half-boiled egg tempura, Choseian (Tsukiji)

ウワサの半熟卵天は黄身がトロトロ(*´д`*) これきっと毎回頼んじゃうわ。

As you see, the yolk of the egg was raw 🙂
I’ll order it every time !

Conger eel tempura (穴子のてんぷら)

Conger eel tempura, Choseian (Tsukiji)


Conger eel’s meat was soft, and its coating was crisp. I ate it with salt. The salt is very effective in increasing its sweetness.

Minced duck meat cutlet (鴨メンチ)

Minced duck meat cutlet, Choseian (Tsukiji)


Minced duck meat was juicy and tasty. Macaroni salad was good too,

Assorted Spring taste tempura (春の天ぷら盛り合わせ)

Spring taste tempura, Choseian (Tsukiji)

春が皿の上に!!!*・゜゚・*:.。..。.:*・゜(゚∀゚)゚・*:.。. .。.:*・゜゚・*!!!!! 手前から時計回りに、サヨリの大葉巻き、白魚の天ぷら、菜の花、たらの芽とこごみ、たけのこ、アスパラガス、桜海老のかき揚げ(たぶん)

How exciting !
Spring on the dish !
From this side as a right-hand turn, garfish wrapped beefsteak plant, whitebait, rape blossoms, ostrich fern and fatsia sprouts, bamboo shoot, asparagus and sakura shrimp fritter. Everything was lightly crisp 🙂
I was very sad because winter had gone (In winter, there are a lot of seafoods that I love)
But I felt Spring in my mouth and I thought Spring is not bad 🙂

About Choseian (長生庵)

Address / Monteberde Bldg 1F, 4-14-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Station / Tsukiji station (Tokyo metro)
Open / 7:00 – 15:00, 17:30 – 21:00
Saturdays / 7:00 – 14:00, 14:30 – 21:30 (from 14:30 reservation required)
Closed / Sundays and national holidays
Website / http://www.tsukiji.or.jp/search/shoplist/cat-d/cat-14/290.html(in Japanese only)

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