Archive for April, 2011

Is sushi safe?

People are concerned about the safety of seafood from Japan. The fear is understandable. It’s also misplaced. Eating Japanese seafood now is a measure of support, just as eating Gulf shrimp in the US is a way of helping sustain that impacted industry.

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Splitsville Sushi Showdown (cont’d)

Here’s our recap of last week’s Sushi Showdown at Splitsville in Miami. It featured five sushi chefs competing for a top prize of $500, and other prizes including cash and an awesome sushi knife. The winner of the speed rolling portion of the event was Cesar Rogue, who assembled five cucumber and asparagus rolls in […]

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Splitsville Sushi Showdown

Part 2 >> This past Wednesday night Splitsville Lanes in Miami had a Sushi competition that featured some serious sushi chefs battling for the $500 top prize. This well planned contest was reminiscent of Food Network’s Iron Chef show, with all the high drama and showmanship. The sushi bar at Splitsville was disassembled, and an […]

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Have a sushi party at home!

Making sushi at home is really rewarding. Yes it’s a lot of work, but it tastes so great when you make the effort to make it good. And it’s loads of fun! Here’s a basic checklist if you’re planning to do so this coming weekend. Remember, you can always substitute or upgrade these items. For […]

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Japan Relief Update

Yes we will continue posting about Japan relief as long as we need to. The news out of Japan is still awful. Setback after setback is making recovery and moving on seem like a daunting task. There is so much basic work that needs to be done. Here’s a nice list of organizations offering charitable […]

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Sushi Showdown at Splitsville

Come see a sushi chef showdown in Miami this Wednesday night at 8pm! There will be great prizes, specials, and loads of fun for all. As regular readers will recall, Splitsville in South Miami has a pretty nice sushi bar, read the recent Splitsville sushi bar review to recap. But this Wednesday, they will invite […]

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