Sushi is at its most delicious when it's simple. Obviously years of training is required to become a master sushi chef and details matter immensely but you can boil down the essence of sushi to rice and fish. Yum, however you slice it. But could you make sushi even simpler? One sushi chef did. He used a single grain of … »
If you want to eat at a conveyor belt sushi (回転寿司 or "kaiten zushi") restaurant, kids in Japan need to have their parents take them. Not anymore! Soon, they'll be able get aboard the sushi train at home. »
Raw maguro (tuna) is served with rice as sushi or without as sashimi. One Japanese company is now introducing phony maguro you can eat. Imagine that! »
Sushi rolls that look like great works of art. Or video game characters. Or dookie or dicks. Meet Takayo Kiyota, a makizushi ("rolled sushi") artist. »
In Japan, your typical conveyor belt sushi restaurants keep a slow and steady flow of food flowing. This is not your typical conveyor belt sushi restaurant. »
Over the years, I've had some truly delicious sushi in Japan. Ditto for outside of Japan. Of course, there are the types of sushi created abroad, such as the California roll. Good stuff! »
Sushi is delicious. There's a variety of different kinds, but certainly everyone has his or her favorite. And if you do the math, you should be able to deduce the most popular kind of sushi in Japan. So let's do that. Math. »
How cute. Japanese company Wire Orange is offering "Diaper Sushi" ("omutsu zushi" or おむつ寿司) as a present for new mothers. »That's awesome! And ebi (shrimp) is a bib and a clothes pin on a diaper.
While certainly not a national holiday, November 1 is "Sushi Day" ("Sushi no hi" or すしの日) in Japan. Good news if you love sushi.
Sushi Day was started in 1961 by the country's sushi guild as a way to promote the food. November was selected because it's after the rice harvest and seafood is especially delicious during this … »
Things in Nagoya, Aichi Prefecture just feel big. The city isn't nearly as jam-packed as in Tokyo, but the automotive town's streets are wide and expansive (thank Toyota for that!). And the numerous cafes serve up generous portions that are known as "Nagoya sized" (名古屋サイズ). »