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Sustainability Sushi – thought leaders

Last year we ran a series of posts about sustainable sushi, outlining the major issues and attempting to paint the picture for those unfamiliar with the topic. Now we hope to continue down that path by introducing some of the thought leaders who are helping to shape the sustainable seafood discussions, and leading by example. […]

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How to choose a sushibar

What’s your favorite sushi spot? More to the point, how did you decide it’s your favorite? Many folks pick a favorite sushi restaurant by the “Cheers” factor, where everybody knows your name. It’s just nice to saunter up to the sushibar at your local restaurant and have the sushi chef greet you by name. Nothing […]

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How to choose a sushibar – part 2

Modernists tend to have western culinary training instead. They pride themselves on creative interpretation of sushi standards. Cuisine must be colored by the environment in which it is prepared. And so, as the biblical scholars interpret the ancient stories in a modern day context, so should the sushi lover seek to find meaning adapting the […]

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Sustainable Sushi – What can I do?

What can I do? You can cause change on a small scale by spending your money wisely. Many people acting in a similar fashion can make a significant impact. Be a leader! You can make a difference simply by talking as well. Talk to your local sushi chef, ask questions in restaurants before buying – […]

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Sustainable Sushi – Fish Farming

When you first hear about it, fish farming sounds like a solution that feeds more people with less pressure on the wild fish stocks. And indeed the reality is that there are examples of farming done right – creating large amounts of biomass while striving to minimize negative impacts. But too often, fish farming causes […]

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Sustainable Sushi – Who’s doing something about it?

Many people and companies are engaging in responsible behavoir, supporting sustainable operations and avoiding giving monetary support to those who choose to act otherwise. Let’s recognize some leaders: Tataki Restaurant in San Francisco has led by example, becoming the first of a new breed of stores on the US west coast to create a menu […]

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