This stuff is a little expensive. I mean 7 slices for $ 25-30, but it is well worth it! It is the kind of sashimi that is so smooth and so succulent that I cannot get enough of this stuff. I usually have … more
A popular appetizer in the Japanese cuisine although if one has them in a Japanese restaurants, it's darn expensive! I found them in supermarkets in Shanghai 2 years ago at dirt cheap prices. All … more
The Fugu (blowfish, poisonous; one that kills if not prepared correctly), Uni (sea urchin), Basashi (horse meat), Kujira (whale), Iruca (dolphin), Okura (salmon roe) and Shirako (fish sperm) are some … more
Sharrie posted a Quick Tip about Hot Pot.
May 02, 2011
In Beijing, the most popular hot pot is none other than Shua Yang Rou (刷羊肉), i.e., dipping slices of lamb into the hot pot. Typically, everyone gets his/her own small pot and tada, all you have to do … more
Last year when I visited a fish market at Gothenburg in Sweden, I spotted a prehistoric looking fish staring at me from inside of a fish parlor. This fish is big and flat, with no scales and when the … more
I am from Taiwan, where the local cuisine is predominantly influenced by our former coloniser Japan. So I grew up eating everything Tempura, fish, vegetable, meat, everything dipped in batter and deep … more
Hip local sushi restaurant that is always busy and always sensational. The menu offers boutique sushi rolls, sushi, sashimi, robata, soups, entrees (Chilean sea bass is to die for) and specials. The happy … more
Sushi is excellent - though ideally you just want to go on chef's menu / recommendations - I never do as well ordering on my own. Great for a group or celebration. Very clubby vibe, so fun for a night … more
pegathaismyname posted a Quick Tip about Sushi.
March 18, 2011
I just had edamame for the first time. I ate them steamed right out of the pod. Naturally tastes like buttered peas to me. Very tasty with lots of fiber. Will now be a staple for my weekly diet. … more
Ginseng is prized mainly for its roots. Famous Ginseng are from the U.S., Korea and China. Ginseng are often used in Chinese & Korean soups. However, many also have them sliced into thin slices & mixed … more
This place is beautiful inside and they're presentation is spectacular. Nice place to go to impress an out of South Bay date. The non-sushi menu is decent but the sushi leaves a bit to be desired … more
Madhav77 posted a Quick Tip about Edamame.
September 10, 2010
I love Nori, especially those coated with Wasabi. Nori makes great snacks as well as sushi. Japanese and Koreans love Nori so much so it has become part of the staple food. Nori can be bought at any Japanese … more
Sharrie posted a Quick Tip about Wakame.
August 22, 2010
Wakame makes great salad and soups. Rich in iodine with anti-obesity properties, Wakame is an excellent health food rich in protein and good for everyone, especially children. I recently managed to buy … more
devora posted a Quick Tip about Unagi.
August 09, 2010