Recently, people buy all the ingredients in the supermarket in Japan and there’re not so much vegetable shop or meat shop.
But there’re still all kinds of specialty stores in the Tsukiji area, and you can get much better quality ingredients there.
I want to share my favorite beef shop today, the name is 近江屋牛肉店 Omiya-Gyuniku ten.
They have 85 years history and handles mainly beef and pork.
This time, I bought Wagyu for steak
All the stores have some specialty at Tsukiji outer market and they sell several kinds of the things (for example, 10 parts of chicken etc) but if you ask them, they usually have much more variation at the back.
If you live in Tokyo and plan to have good beef or pork, I def suggest you to go to this store rather than going to the restaurant.
You can get better quality one with much cheaper price!
近江屋牛肉店 Omiya Gyuniku ten
(at the Tsukiji outer market)