Culture

Sushi Master Jiro’s Son Once Said Women Can’t Be Sushi Chefs Because They Have Periods

By Max Chang - Aug 4, 2015

Why can’t women be sushi chefs? Because their periods mess up their sense of taste. Most would agree that statement is … Continue reading

Culture

Ordering This Kind of Sushi Will Reveal If You Have a Good Sushi Chef or Not

By Max Chang - Jul 21, 2015

Any sushi lover knows that not all sushi is created equal. The freshness of the fish and quality of the … Continue reading

News

Why Sushi Lovers Should Beware of Menus with ‘White Tuna’

By Laura Dang - Jun 22, 2015

Sushi lovers should be careful of restaurants offering “white tuna” or “white maguro.” Recent complaints have been filed by people … Continue reading

Lifestyle

Does Adding Mayo Upgrade Cheap Tuna Sashimi to Expensive Toro? We Put it to the Test!

By Benny Luo - May 13, 2015

Tuna sashimi is one of the most popular dishes offered at sushi restaurants. However, like beef, tuna comes in different … Continue reading

Lifestyle

How to Make Perfect Sushi in 5 Easy Steps According to Jiro’s Protégé

By Waylae Gregoire - Mar 26, 2015

If you want the greatest sushi in the world, you may want to visit Sukiyabashi Jiro from “Jiro Dreams of … Continue reading

Lifestyle

3 Reasons Why You Should Never Mix Wasabi With Soy Sauce When You Eat Sushi

By Waylae Gregoire - Feb 23, 2015

Imagine you are out to eat some sushi or sashimi at your favorite sushi joint. Just before your plate arrives, … Continue reading

Lifestyle

Why You May Want to Avoid Sushi on Mondays, According to a Food Expert

By Max Chang - Dec 15, 2014

It’s not too far off to say that sushi is many people’s comfort food. It’s practically everywhere now, and comfort … Continue reading

Lifestyle

Brave Journalist Tries Live Octopus Anyway After Being Told It Could Strangle Her

By Max Chang - Dec 10, 2014

Munchies correspondent Sydney Chun heads to Jongno Octopus in Seoul, South Korea to try eating live octopus for the first … Continue reading

Lifestyle

This Kickstarter Just Might Save Sushi From Going Extinct

By Alan Van - Dec 8, 2014

Humans are such environmental slobs and such sushi thots that we’ll have polluted and overfished the ocean into becoming jumbo … Continue reading

News

Alarming Trends Show That We May Be the Last Generation to Enjoy Good Sushi

By Sebastian Dillon - Nov 5, 2014

Sushi today is arguably the most popular cultured cuisine. The tasty freshness, the exotic variety and the simplistic beauty of … Continue reading