Free Trend Report Free 2019 Report & eBook

Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book. Our Research Methodology

This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.

Savory Treats from Ryu Gu Jo

 - Nov 29, 2008   Updated: Apr 11 2011
References: ssk-jp & cscoutjapan
Trend Hunter brought you sushi cupcakes, so it only follows that now we bring you sushi birthday cakes.

Japan's traditon of spectacular food displays is demonstrated by these cakes from Ryu Gu Jo Sushi Studio. Definitely not for those with a sweet tooth, these fish delicacies are meant instead for the older generation who can afford their very high price.

Implications - Luxury cuisine is a booming industry with today's consumer, who values eating as a sensory experience to be enjoyed as opposed to endured. Thus, more and more lavish edibles can be observed. This could be the backlash of the recent recession, which caused consumers to ration and eat sensibly.