Sushi-loving expats or tourists in Shizuoka City who wish to find better-than-average (but still very reasonably priced) sushi should have a good look at lunch sets on sale around lunchtime. The best option is next to the fish stands at Parche Market inside Shizuoka JR Station.
All sushi is at the same 500 yen price. That’s less than $5 US before tax, and still less than $5 US after tax, which ischeap even for Shizuoka people. The same offer is on display at lunch time from Monday to Friday, but make a point to come early to grab the best bits. What did they offer today?
Note the fish all comes from the fish market next to the sushi food stands insuring maximum freshness. Incidentally, it would be a good idea to have a good look at the same market to discover the wealth in seafood available in our region.
Kaisen bara chirashi: Mixed seafood sushi bowl. The fish is already seasoned atop sushi rice and you can ask for disposable chopsticks when you pay your purchase. Chirashi is very populou can ask for disposable chopsticks when you pay your purchase. Chirashi is very ar as you can sample many kinds of seafood in the same lunch box.
Tekkadon: Tuna sushi bowl. Now, even in Tokyo you will be hard set to find such cheap tuna. Thanks to Shimizu Ku (Shizuoka) and Yaizu harbor, tuna is available all year round in Shizuoka Prefecture at reasonable prices.
Yamakake: Tuna and grated yam sushi bowl. Now, this a Shizuoka specialty as grated yam dishes date back from Edo times! An acquired taste but very healthy.
Aji tatakidon: Chopped horse mackerel sushi bowl. Shizuoka Prefecture, especially Yui in Shimizu Ku, Shizuoka City, is famous all over Japan for its many varieties of horse mackerel.
Hoso maki tsumiawase: Seven sushi roll combination for the thin sushi rolls lovers. So practical and you can divide them among yourselves.
Anago nigiri: Conger eel nigiri sushi, the fish is cooked and seasoned with a kind of gravy. Perfect for people who prefer their fish cooked.
Aji nigiri: Horse mackerel sushi nigiri, another way to enjoy horse mackerel.
Bachimaguro nigiri: Big-eyed tuna sushi nigiri. It is not top-class bluefin tuna, but this is still delicious tuna.
Yari ika nigiri: Big fin reef squid sushi nigiri. Shizuoka Prefecture is also famous for its many kinds of squid caught in the Suruga Bay! Freshness guaranteed.
O moriawase sushi nigiri: Six different sushi nigiri set. Tuna, squid, salmon, large prawn, scallop and tamagoyaki/Japanese omelet! A seafood smorgasbord.
Zuwaigani nigiri: Snow crab sushi nigiri, how about that for crab lovers.
Madai sushi nigiri: True seabream sushi nigiri Once again Shizuoka Prefecture, especially around the Izu Peninsula is celebrated for its many kinds of wild and domestic seabream.
|Name||Parche Market, Shizuoka JR Station|
|Address||Kuroganecho, Aoi Ward, Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture 420-0851|
|Access||[map]Kuroganecho, Aoi Ward, Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture 420-0851[/map]|