How to Spot An Authentic Japanese Restaurant

The word “authentic” gets tossed about a lot in the dining industry, especially when it comes to Japanese cuisine. In fact, Japanese restaurants are everywhere in the United States. with one survey finding that there are around 9,000 Japanese restaurants across … Read More

Pass the Soy Sauce: The Top 5 Health Benefits of Eating Sushi

Do you love sushi? Are you ready to love sushi even more? As if you needed more reasons to love sushi, today you’re going to learn 5 benefits of sushi that will make you fall 5 times more in love. … Read More

Wagyu Beef vs Kobe Beef: What’s the Difference?

A cut of legitimate Kobe beef will cost a diner around $200, and a Kobe burger is around $50. What is it about Kobe beef that makes it such a delicacy? Its unparalleled flavor, texture, and tenderness make it a … Read More

How to Pair Sake with Food

Are you a sushi fanatic? Do you love trying new creations and pairing them with your favorite sake? Or, are you on the outside looking in? Are you confused about how to pair this amazing drink with your food-of-choice? Sake … Read More

Feel the Heat! 5 Things You Need to Know About Wasabi Sauce

With a name that is fun to say and a knack for providing an additional kick to any food, wasabi is still a mystery to some. If you are a fan of Japanese food, you know that wasabi is the … Read More

How to Use Chopsticks: A Beginner’s Guide

Chopsticks are one of the most versatile utensils on the planet. They’re used in a variety of different ways in various Asian cultures. From one location to the next, every Asian country utilizes chopsticks in a way that is unique to … Read More

Why and How to Order Sushi for Your Catered Holiday Party

Have you grown tired of serving up the same uninspired dishes at your holiday party? Do you wish you could cater your event with something light, delicious, and unexpected? This year, ditch the standard meat and potatoes meal for something … Read More

5 of the Best Wine With Steak Pairings You Need to Know

There are some iconic pairings that are burned into our collective consciousness. Peanut butter and jelly. Salty and sweet. Jeans and t-shirts. Cowboy boots and ten-gallon hats – you get the picture. However, though, there is one combo that beats … Read More

A Brief History of Sushi and Why It’s So Popular Today

There’s no wrong way to eat sushi. Whether you like it raw, sashimi-style, flash-fried as part of a sushi roll, or chopped up in a Poke-style sushi bowl, eating raw fish no longer frowned upon in the US – and … Read More

A Quick Study of Japanese Food: What is Japanese Robata?

Sushi is popular among just about everyone in America. Slivers of freshly-caught, delicious raw fish paired with accent flavors like juicy slices of cucumber and smooth, fatty avocado, accented with cream cheese and wrapped in seaweed and rice – our … Read More