Archive for December, 2009

Mochi: a Japanese New Years tradition!

New Years means many things to many people, but to many Japanese it is the time of year to enjoy making and eating Mochi! For a lot of our audience, what comes to mind is round mochi balls filled with ice cream. But there are actually many varieties of mochi (they are all delicious though!) […]

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Touring the Sake One Brewery

Here’s some fascinating videos of the premier, US-owned and operated saké brewery, the SakéOne brewery in Oregon. The first video (above) is the brewmaster explaining the process. Below are links to watch a pair of videos covering the entire process, from milling the rice, steaming, koji room al the way through to the tasting room. […]

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Blu Sushi, Fort Myers FL

Rating: BLU SUSHI 13451 McGregor Blvd. Suite 23 Fort Myers FL 33913 BLUSUSHI has atmosphere and ambiance, you’ll notice it when you first enter the restaurant. It’s very blue, that’s the first thing you’ll notice, but as you look more closely you’ll see a distinct style that pervades everything there. That’s good because the ambiance […]

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Sake making video

OK I just couldn’t resist this one. I’ve been publishing my favorite videos on fridays, but this one just can’t wait. It’s an oldie but a goodie. From Osaka’s Naniwa brewery – enjoy!

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Friday Video

OK not really sushi, but these Japanese robots making ramen is so cool. Video comes from Korean media covering a Japanese rest. These cool bots even entertain the customers afterwards!

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Toro Sushi Thai, Coral Springs FL

Rating: Toro Sushi Thai 2554 University Drive Coral Springs FL 33065 Tucked away in a shopping center just north of Royal Palm on University Drive, this restaurant serves up a lot of sushi to the local community. They have a complete and authentic sounding Thai menu, but we remained steadfastly focused on sushi in order […]

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