March 30, 2015

Japanify: Tuna Toast

by Yoko Kumano


It’s no secret that I don’t like any breakfast/lunch egg dishes. So whenever I go out for brunch, I have to scour the menu for non-egg items.

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June 12, 2013

Iberian Tattie: A Passion for Tuna in Tarifa

by UM Guest

By Marta Bernal Valencia

Last month, my English friend Elaine and I agreed to meet in Tarifa, a small town in Cadiz, Spain.

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April 25, 2013

Japanify: Daikon-Tuna Stir Fry

by Yoko Kumano


Sometimes the most humble ingredients can yield some seriously satisfying results. Some days I procrastinate until the last stop on my train to plan out what I’m going to make for dinner.

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October 25, 2012

Japanify: Negitoro Don

by Yoko Kumano

I am posting a recipe for negitoro donburi for the pure fact that this is the most delicious thing to make in under 5 minutes if you have cooked rice on hand.

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April 12, 2012

Japanify: Maguro Zukedon

by Yoko Kumano

Tekka don

My partner Washi recently got a job as a salaryman. This may not seem that odd until you consider the fact that he is living in Berkeley, California and to qualify as a salaryman, you are usually employed by a Japanese corporation.

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December 12, 2011

Culinography: Skipjack Tuna with Radishes

by Erin Gleeson

October 28, 2011

Tuna Head at Tsukiji Fish Market

by Kayoko Akabori


Look at this tuna head! It was fucking HUGE–I could easily fit my own head into its mouth.

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September 9, 2010

Japanify: Onigiri (Rice Balls)

by Yoko Kumano


My mom used to pack rice balls for me as an elementary school kid for lunch way before the sushi craze swept the nation and way before there were sightings of Alice Waters toting around onigiri.

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October 31, 2009

Tokyo JUNKtion: “Here’s LOOKing at you!”

by Yoko Kumano

Maguro Eyeball Nabe

My husband and I took a stroll around Tsukijishijo (Tsukuji Fish Market) yesterday after running an errand in Ginza.

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February 24, 2009

Tuna Rib (Nakaochi)

by Caroline McKenzie

Just before Christmas of 2007, Tyson and I went to Kanoyama for a holiday dinner. Having read about the restaurant in various online forums, we were interested in trying out a new sushi place… but mostly, we were looking forward to trying the bluefin tuna rib, or nakaochi.

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