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What Is the Difference Between Sushi and Sashimi?

Sushi involves raw fish, right? (It can, yes.) But sashimi is raw fish too—so what is the difference between sushi and sashimi? Mostly, it comes down to whether or not rice is involved, but there are...

Advice for high end sushi in Ginza for first time visitor? (Sawada, Hashimoto, Taichi, Keita, Ishiyama, Ryusuke, Harutaka, Ginza Iwa)?

by bucktown 11 months ago

My wife will be visiting Tokyo for the first time in April (honeymoon!). Our hotel is in the Ginza district, so we would naturally want to visit a Ginza sushi-ya. We speak no Japanese but are well ...

iSushi in Issaquah Head Sushi Chef

by YoungHova 9 days ago

I know this is a shot in the dark but the head itamae at iSushi in Issaquah was LEGIT and I guess they recently opened up their own restaurant. Does anybody happen to know where they went? Any lead...

Eating sushi - rice or fish side down?

by ktchow 1 month ago

I have always been eating fish side down on tongue and that seems the norm at most of the top places I've managed to visit in Tokyo and elsewhere. However, I just landed reservations at Jiro Honten...

Papa Sushi/Ichi Maki

by valveeta300b 1 month ago

My first bite of real sushi was at Ichi Maki in Fairfield California. Ichi was a family run budget oriented affair. The standouts for me were the Chef Special 1 and 2. Chef Special 1 was a tasty de...

Sushi Masaki Saito

by cakumadesu 9 months ago

Just an FYI for those interested or curious about the Masaki Saito brand and want to splurge. Heard the prices will be inclusive of tax and gratuity. Said to open to public sometime in May. Expect ...

Where in St. Petersburg can I find salmon to make sushi?

by hamiltonmktg 3 months ago

I want to make sushi from home and have been told that the salmon I need to buy needs to have been specially treated to kill off the parasites by being frozen at a specific temperature for a specif...

2020 Cherry Blossom Festival Food & Craft Fair

by fresnobuddhistchurch 2 months ago

The Fresno Betsuin Buddhist Temple invites you to our 2020 Cherry Blossom Festival Food and Craft Fair! It will be a special day of family fun and adventure, featuring a wide variety of handcrafte...

Tokyo sushi: Hashimoto dinner vs Umi dinner vs Hakkoku Lunch

by eyesbear 2 months ago

Hey folks I am in a dilemma. Planning to choose one of the 3 for my upcoming trip. For Umi, not sure whether the new chef is still good? I have also heard that the lunch at Hakkoku would be ...

Taka by Saito KL

by Bu Pun Su 3 months ago

I have not been to KL for perhaps 20+ years and when they happened (early) this year, I liked my meal here Sushi Saito Tokyo is one of the most famous sushi-ya in Japan. Reservation has been no...

Budget Sho-style sushi dinner in Tokyo Japan

by jackson12 3 months ago

Hi! I am visiting with my partner to Tokyo and were looking at cheaper options for Sho style sushi. All of the Sho-style dinners are in the high range 30,000 Yen. For Edomae and Kyubey-style there ...

Is there any good sushi in Albuquerque?

by ninrn 3 months ago

Posting with low expectations since everyone seem to have fled the NM boards, but can anyone recommend a place with good, fresh sushi in Albuquerque? Is Magokoro my best bet? Thank you.

Sushi Low Carb

by lilacrosie 8 months ago

Hey, does anyone know of any restaurant within 40 miles of Beacon, NY that is amenable to preparing Sushi rolls without rice? Dreaming of some sushi but I have. heard that many restaurants will no...

Masa's Sushi | Novato

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Chef Takatoshi Toshi, who earned Michelin stars at Sushi Ran in Sausalito and Kinjo in SF, returned to and reopened Masa's Sushi in Novato almost two years ago. Lissa Doumani who owned Terra an...

NAKAMORI, Brimley & Eglington East – Cozy neighborhood gem, serving up some delicious modern Japanese fusion food

Charles Yu
by Charles Yu 5 months ago

Twice within a short span of over a week, I decided to pay a hefty premium on gasoline cost and venture afar from Richmond Hill in order to pursue some delicious food. This time, my pick was the Ja...

Do pregnant Japanese women eat sushi?

by iheartcooking 5 years ago

After searching this boards it seems that even among Hounds, the taboo against eating sushi while pregnant is strongly held. And please dont tell me to suck it up because it's only nine months. ...

Sushi recommendations in the city

by arturchik 10 months ago

Hello, I was hoping for sushi recommendations in the city (San Francisco). I searched the board and have not seen a recent thread and a lot of other recommendations are about omakase options. I a...

Sushi Delivery Montreal-Mikado or Kashima (or something else?)

by GiladB 6 months ago

I am here for work and am craving sushi for dinner but am working late and cant get out-so delivery it is! I dont mind untraditional rolls or more westernized versions, but the fish HAS to be fre...

O ya: a la carte or omakase? which omakase?

by pigletthepug 6 months ago

Going to o ya on tuesday night. will be our first time. we have eaten omakase many times, in renowned places in Tokyo, in NYC (Gari) and here too (Cafe Sushi and Laughing Monk). In general, we...


by am47 6 months ago

Ah, fond memories – Ebisu was my neighborhood sushi spot growing up in the Inner Sunset. Please let me know if it's improved over the past few years, as it seemed to decline a bit over the past dec...

Dinner Recommendations for Burbank area

by sportcat 4 years ago

Hi Chowhounds, I'll be in Santa Clarita for two nights the second weekend in June. I'm travelling with a group of four colleagues to a conference and have at least one pescatarian in the group; ...