Archive for June, 2010

Sushi Profile: Marisa Baggett

Marisa Baggett grew up in Mississippi, where sushi restaurants are few and far between. Yet she decided to become a sushi chef, and has evolved into a cultural icon of sorts, a contemporary sushi master in her own right. Marisa trained at the California Sushi Academy, then settled down in Memphis, TN to begin her […]

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Interview: Martin Reed, “I Love Blue Sea”

Martin Reed is the founder of I Love Blue Sea, the first online seafood retailer totally committed to sustainability. And by defining this growing niche he is showing us what will be the norm in the near future. SushiPRO How do the East and West Coasts of the US compare when it comes to awareness […]

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Sakura Japanese Rest, Coral Gables FL

Rating: Sakura Japanese Restaurant 440 South Dixie Hwy. Coral Gables, FL 33146 305-665-7020 Sakura Japanese Restaurant is a nice looking place right on US1 in Coral Gables. We decided to go try it out and see how it stacks up. The guy working behind the counter is Japanese, which guarantees nothing, but always makes me […]

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Hey, you got oil on my sushi!

This one’s been percolating in my mind for some time now, and I can never find the voice to address this without it degenerating into a BP bashing rant. So let me get right past that and move on to the interesting part. Because this catastrophe will affect seafood consumption, the effects will be felt […]

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Mi-kan Sushi, Miami FL

Rating: Mi-kan Sushi 80 Southwest 8th Street Miami, FL 331303 305-373-5484 Mi-kan Sushi is located in the Chase Bldg on 8th Street, between I-95 and Brickell. They have an entrance on 1st Street, and access from the building lobby. Parking in the building lot, parking validated. The owner is Ike-san and he’s operated here for […]

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Sozo Sushi, Wilton Manors FL

Rating: Sozo Sushi Bar 2362 Wilton Drive Wilton Manors, FL 33305 954-630-1916 Sozo Sushi is a cozy little sushi bar on the main drag in Wilton Manors FL. It’s also a terrific place to eat sushi! Here’s why we think this place is so special. Sozo Sushi has only two tables inside, with a couple […]

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