Archive for November, 2009

Fishy Friday: Tuna in Tsujiki

OK I can’t resist another clip of tuna being cut in this most famous of fish markets. This guy cuts up hundreds of pounds of tuna in front of an admiring crowd.

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Yokohama Sushi, Boca Raton FL

Rating: Yokohama Sushi60 N. Federal Hwy.Boca Raton FL The rice had no taste, but was overcooked. In this day and age even the most inexperienced apprentice can cook sushi rice correctly by using a rice cooker. I’m not expecting every sushi chef to expertly deal with the rice after it’s cooked. Only those who care […]

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Sustainable Sushi – What can I do?

What can I do? You can cause change on a small scale by spending your money wisely. Many people acting in a similar fashion can make a significant impact. Be a leader! You can make a difference simply by talking as well. Talk to your local sushi chef, ask questions in restaurants before buying – […]

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Fishy Friday: All about fugu

Okay another fugu video, this time more of an educational one from National Geographic. It’s a little boring in parts, but stick with it and you’ll learn something.

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Marumi, Plantation FL

Rating: Marumi8271 West Sunrise Blvd.,Plantation, FL, 33322 This izakaya in western Broward has it all. They have lots of specials, hand written on a board in both English and Japanese. They have Japanese chefs who know their way around the kitchen. They even have fresh fish for you to choose from – the chef will […]

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Sustainable Sushi – Fish Farming

When you first hear about it, fish farming sounds like a solution that feeds more people with less pressure on the wild fish stocks. And indeed the reality is that there are examples of farming done right – creating large amounts of biomass while striving to minimize negative impacts. But too often, fish farming causes […]

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