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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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Sustainable Sushi: Kristofor Lofgren

Next up in our interviews with sustainable sushi thought leaders is Kristofor Lofgren, owner of Bamboo Sushi in Portland Oregon. Bamboo Sushi was the first sustainable sushi restaurant in the world, certified by the Marine Stewardship Council. Kristofor has a lot to say on the subject, and it’s all worthwhile, so let’s get right to […]

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Sustainable Sushi – Bun Lai (part 1 of 2)

Bun Lai is the man behind the progressive and environmentally sensitive sushibar Miyas Sushi, in New Haven CT. We interviewed Bun last week because he has demonstrated how a progressive restaurant can be mindful of the environmental impact of our food choices and still serve great sushi. This ran a bit long, so we’re posting […]

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