Posts Tagged ‘sustainable’

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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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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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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