Tsukiji Market : Boiled anglerfish with soy sauce

Boiled anglerfish, Katou (Tsukiji Market) Tokyo
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Winter tastes.

I went to eat Boiled anglerfish with soy sauce (あんこう煮, 1800 yen) at Katou in Tsukiji Market the other day.

Menus, Katou (Tsukiji Market)


I already ate anglerfish at Takahashi(高はし) last November this season.But Takahashi serves anglerfish in higher price than Kato.

Of course their serving anglerfish differs in quality, too. Well, Kato’s boiling soup is thicker than Takahashi’s.

Boiled anglerfish set, Katou (Tsukiji Market)


I like Kato’s better than Takahashi’s. Because rice goes with thick taste. I eat them with rice for breakfast.
And Kato’s had much kinds of parts than Takahashi’s. So Kato’s have fisher smell a little, though I like the smell and its taste.

Boiled anglerfish, Katou (Tsukiji Market)


There’re lots of people who hate anglerfish because of its fisher smell. Takahashi never use parts of anglerfish that have strong smell for anglerfish dishes s that people who don’t like anglerfish can eat.

That’s why when you eat anglerfish for the first time, you should eat at Takahashi, in Tsukiji Market.

Pickled vegetables, Katou (Tsukiji Market)


About Kato (かとう)

Address / Tsukiji Market Bldg No.6, 5-2-1 Tsukiji, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Station / Tsukijisijo station (Toei subway)
Open / 5:00 – 13:30
Closed / Market’s holidays



  1. Mitzie Mee says:

    I have never had angler fish (it looks really scary with big teeth right?), but it sounds interesting:)
    By the way: I love your new blog design:)

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