Japanese scientists have successfully recreated Wagyu beef — complete with its distinctive fat marbling — in a laboratory using 3D printer technology.
Quest for cheaper Wagyu: Osaka University researchers used 3-D bioprinters to reproduce Japan’s famous steak, paving the way for a much more affordable variety of the expensive steak, reported Reuters.
Security cameras inside a supermarket in California captured a pair of shoplifters stealing hundreds of dollars’ worth of high-quality Japanese beef known as Wagyu.
According to the owner of the Tokyo Fish Market in San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, he himself caught one of the “beef thieves” stuffing beef inside a purse.
Grand Hyatt Tokyo’s Oak Door restaurant is now launching a massive artisanal burger with wagyu beef and foie gras as part of its effort to honor the start of Japan’s new period and the country’s new emperor.
The “Golden Giant Burger,” is a beast of a burger. It measures to be a diameter of 25 centimeters (9.8 inches) and 15 centimeters (5.9 inches) in height, according to PR Times as translated by SoraNews24. This beefy monstrosity also weighs a whopping three kilograms (6.6 pounds), which is as much as a small dumbbell.