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The Neighborhood Has Changed, But Central Fish Remains A Staple In Fresno's Chinatown

Apr 16, 2019

When it comes to fulfilling the needs of a neighborhood, the neighborhood grocery store fills a big role. In Fresno’s Chinatown, that store has been Central Fish. It’s been in the community since 1950, carrying the usual kitchen staples one might expect. But the place also has some unexpected treasures.


Satoko Tsutsui and Laura Tsutsui with their finished meal: sukiyaki (a Japanese stir fry dish with beef and vegetables) and sashimi (sliced, raw fish).
Credit Laura Tsutsui / Valley Public Radio

Listen above for an audio postcard about this grocery store that has outlasted a few of its Chinatown neighbors.