Sushi


June 13, 2016

Exquisite Gems from the Sea at Ginpachi Sushi (Niigata)

by Kayoko

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One of the great joys of importing barware from Japan is that we not only make annual visits to the factories in Niigata but we also get to stop into Ginpachi, a local sushi-ya in Sanjo City.

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January 15, 2016

Dream of Sushi with Jiro Gastronomy

by Sarah

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 You’ve probably seen Jiro Dreams of Sushi and are dreaming of the day you’ll eat at Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo.

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March 17, 2014

Tokyo JUNKtion: Hosomaki Diaries

by yoko

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Trends in roll combinations in the States are rapid, with so many joints coming up with their own “house” rolls.

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July 22, 2013

Ask Sushi Kuni: Chirashi, A Short History

by Kayoko

Whenever I go to Sushi Kuni alone for lunch, I always sit at the sushi counter in front of Kuni.

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November 20, 2012

MOTOism: Bara-Chirashi Extreme

by Moto

Last week, Sakura wrote about chirashi sushi in London, a dish you can find at many Japanese restaurants throughout the world.

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November 13, 2012

Slightly Peckish: Chirashizushi at Sakana-tei (LDN)

by Sakura

I always thought chirashizushi was the large, family-friendly tub of vinegared sushi rice studded with a variety of colourful ingredients such as shiitake, cooked seafood, and what ever else you like — all sprinkled with thinly sliced Japanese omelette and cucumber.

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October 25, 2012

Japanify: Negitoro Don

by yoko



I am posting a recipe for negitoro donburi for the pure fact that this is the most delicious thing to make in under 5 minutes if you have cooked rice on hand.

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September 12, 2012

Skankynavia: California Workin’ + Chowin’

by Anders

In the spring of 2012 I suddenly felt the urge to not spend a depressing summer in Copenhagen.

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May 15, 2012

Ask Sushi Kuni: Makimono (Rolls)

by Kayoko

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Do you guys all know my pops? His name is Kunio, and he is a sushi chef.

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April 12, 2012

Japanify: Maguro Zukedon

by yoko

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My partner Washi recently got a job as a salaryman. This may not seem that odd until you consider the fact that he is living in Berkeley, California and to qualify as a salaryman, you are usually employed by a Japanese corporation.

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