Archive for January, 2012

Casson Trenor – Sustainable Sushi Superhero, part 2

Editor’s note: this is the second half of a 2-part interview. Click the link to read the first half of our interview with Casson Trenor. Casson Trenor is a best-selling author, sustainability expert, greenpeace veteran, co-owner of the first sustainable sushi bar in the US and so much more. We’ve been watching this thought leader […]

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Casson Trenor – Sustainable Sushi Superhero, part 1

Casson Trenor is the author of Sustainable Seafood, A Guide to Saving the Oceans One Bite at a Time which has become the bible for conscientious sushi lovers. Read this interview, then immediately buy his book — we promise you’ll learn a lot! Casson is also the Senior Markets Campaigner for Greenpeace USA, and has […]

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Japanese Market – Sushi Deli

Rating: Japanese Market 1412 79th Street Causeway North Bay Village, FL 33141 (305) 861-0143 There’s a great little Japanese market on the 79th Street Causeway in North Miami run by a Japanese family, headed up by Chef Michio Kushi. The market opened in 1983, run by the current owner’s brother-in-law. In 2002 they added a […]

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Sushi Lover’s bunch of WHY?

As I eat and write about sushi I wonder why. Why so many things. Sushi was pretty nasty stuff in centuries past, but started getting really good in the nineteenth century. Then in the 1960’s the American sushi invasion began – a bittersweet turning point for some, in the following decades it would transform sushi […]

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Ten sushi trends for 2012

Here are our picks for the top ten trends in sushi for 2012. It’s a mixed bag – we have the good, the bad and the ugly all represented. Be sure to let us know if we left out anything you think is going to be big in 2012. These are just our hunches after […]

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Hanamizuki Japanese Restaurant, Orlando FL

Rating: 8255 International Drive, Suite 136 Orlando, FL 32819 407-363-7200 www.hanamizuki.us Let me tell you a little story about a place I found called Hanamizuki Japanese Restaurant. Owner and Sushi Chef Toshi Kishimoto runs this terrific and authentic Japanese restaurant located right in a main tourist area of Orlando, Florida. It’s a little hard to […]

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