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Origin story behind new specialty dish “Saba Sand” (mackerel sandwich) from Miyakejima


Did you know about the “phantom mackerel sandwich” that is sold out every time a store opens at Fuji Rock and other such events, and people cannot get to eat one? This disappearing “phantom” mackerel sandwich is a popular menu item at Miyakejima’s “Saba Sand (mackerel sandwich) Café.” The origin story is posted on the food web magazine “Meshi-tsu” (meaning “well versed in food”). What is the unexpected reason…!?

Meshi-tsu | Save the mackerel that are thrown away with each fishing! Origin story behind new specialty food item ”Saba Sand” from Miyakejima


Contact: Saba Sand Café