Sushi


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. Conversely, the combinations of rolls or makimono are very constant in Japan.

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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. It’s usually packed with Apple employees and the staff are usually all running around like a bunch of crazed chickens — so even if I really want to indulge in some nigiri sushi or makimono, I usually order a chirashi.

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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.

Previous years had been a mixed pleasure of monsoon rain, heavy floods, grey skies and Antarctica beach temperatures.

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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. Classically trained as a tempura chef, he was offered to transfer to Los Angeles where Inagiku, the Tokyo restaurant he worked at, was opening a location in the iconic Bonaventure Hotel.

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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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January 16, 2012

ReCPY: Food Report from Japan

by Moto

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Happy New Year!  I can’t believe the holiday season passed so quickly, and now we are in 2012.  Soon we will be bitching about the hot summer.

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January 4, 2012

Skankynavia: Surprise New Year’s in Stockholm

by Anders

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Five minutes.

That’s litterally how much time I had to decide whether I was going to accept the out of the blue New Year’s Eve dinner party invitation from my friends in Stockholm at 12:30 in the afternoon on Dec 31, 2011.

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