Archive for the ‘sustainable sushi’ Category

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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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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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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Sustainable Sushi – Bun Lai (part 2 of 2)

(continued from part 1) SushiPro: Will sustainable sushi ever be popular? Bun: My distributor that I dropped said, “We are looking into sustainability because the government will make us do it, one day.” They may be right but it is, obviously, the wrong reason to do it. It is not going to happen overnight; it’s […]

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