Archive for March, 2010

Sustainability Sushi – thought leaders

Last year we ran a series of posts about sustainable sushi, outlining the major issues and attempting to paint the picture for those unfamiliar with the topic. Now we hope to continue down that path by introducing some of the thought leaders who are helping to shape the sustainable seafood discussions, and leading by example. […]

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Doraku Sushi, Miami Beach

Rating: Doraku Sushi 1100 Lincoln Road Miami Beach, FL 33139 (305) 695-8383 Doraku website There’s a local landmark on Lincoln Road, the outdoor pedestrian mall in Miami Beach, called Doraku Sushi. It’s been there for a long time, yet has until now escaped the scrutiny of a SushiPRO review. First of all, I must disclose […]

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Traditional Sushi Master

Where I live, we are fortunate to have a sushi chef who is a true master itamae. Trained and certified in Tokyo, as were his father and grandfather, his modesty prevents him from claiming to be a master. But his food speaks with the force of an ocean. When you enter his sushi bar, the […]

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How to choose a sushibar

What’s your favorite sushi spot? More to the point, how did you decide it’s your favorite? Many folks pick a favorite sushi restaurant by the “Cheers” factor, where everybody knows your name. It’s just nice to saunter up to the sushibar at your local restaurant and have the sushi chef greet you by name. Nothing […]

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How to choose a sushibar – part 2

Modernists tend to have western culinary training instead. They pride themselves on creative interpretation of sushi standards. Cuisine must be colored by the environment in which it is prepared. And so, as the biblical scholars interpret the ancient stories in a modern day context, so should the sushi lover seek to find meaning adapting the […]

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