Must Try in Tokyo: Taiyaki Croissant
This food is shaped like a fish, very detailed, even has scales
28 Sep 2019

This food is like a croissant, but it's taiyaki. This dish was invented in Tokyo in the late 1800s, and is shaped like a fish, very detailed, even has scales.

Fish-shaped taiyaki croissant
Fish-shaped taiyaki croissant
Ginza Taiyaki Sakura shop stall
Ginza Taiyaki Sakura shop stall
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Ginza Taiyaki Sakura 1-8 Kamimeguro 3-Chōme Meguro Tokyo

Mr. Hidetoshi, has been making taiyaki for 15 years at Ginza Taiyaki Sakura, his shop in Ginza, Tokyo. He combines this traditional snack with a variety of delicious fillings, namely vanilla fla, matcha, chocolate, and red bean.

Taiyaki Croissant has a variety of flavors
Taiyaki Croissant has a variety of flavors
Process of making Taiyaki Croissants
Process of making Taiyaki Croissants

Most popular flavor? red beans. Yummy! But according to the shop owner Mr. Hidetoshi himself, chocolate flavor is the most delicious filling of taiyaki, because it is made from a secret chocolate recipe that he created himself. Come on, if you take your next vacation, go on a culinary tour to Ginza, Tokyo, and try all the flavors of taiyaki croissants at Ginza Taiyaki Sakura.

Visitors enjoying the Taiyaki Croissant snack
Visitors enjoying the Taiyaki Croissant snack
Iconic, Fish-shaped Croissant Taiyaki
Iconic, Fish-shaped Croissant Taiyaki

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