The Most Underrated and Overrated Kinds of Sushi

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  • On May 22, 2018
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The best sushi to order is highly dependent on the individual’s personal tastes, but here at Matsuhisa Denver, we know that there are some very underappreciated sushi items and some dishes that are a little overblown. Here’s what we suggest if you want to branch out and explore some new fare. The Most Underrated and […]
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These Health Benefits of Yellowtail Sushi May Surprise You

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  • On September 20, 2017
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Of all the types of fish that go into sushi or sashimi, the yellowtail (or hamachi, as it is also known) is one of the most enjoyed. Its naturally light and sweet flavor is greatly appreciated by sushi lovers both casual and devoted. Pure Protein Just by itself, a 3.5-ounce serving of hamachi has 146 calories, less […]
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Are Sushi, Sashimi and Nigiri Kosher?

  • Posted by agency-it
  • On August 7, 2017
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As the world becomes more and more interconnected, and as people of different faiths and cultures become more exposed to the culinary traditions of other nations, certain questions are going to come up, particularly with those cultures that have certain restrictions or prohibitions on specific types of food. One of the oldest known dietary restrictions […]
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Exploring Matsuhisa’s Vegetarian and Vegan Sushi Options

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  • On August 2, 2017
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Most people automatically associate sushi with “raw fish,” which is understandable, but not quite accurate. Sushi properly refers to the rice used in maki and nigiri. So what, then, delineates some sushi rolls as “vegetarian” and others as not? We, at Matsushisa, would like to offer up our perspective on this particular situation. The Strict By far, the most […]
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The Best Sushi and Beer Pairings at Matsuhisa

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  • On July 7, 2017
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Sometimes, for all the refinement of a glass of wine with a meal, a customer may want a pint of beer instead and we know that beer with sushi isn’t something to turn one’s nose up at! With our beer selection at Matsuhisa, we’d like to talk a little about what goes well with our sushi in […]
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Wasabi Etiquette: The Do’s and Don’ts from Tokyo to Denver

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  • On April 10, 2017
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  • Wasabi, Wasabi Etiquette
If there’s somebody who’s never had sushi before, they might ask what that small ball of green paste is. More than a few people have cunningly replied, “It’s wasabi. Try it, it’s good.” Then tried not to chuckle when their dining companion suddenly starts gulping water! We at Matsuhisa enjoy a good joke as much as anyone, but […]
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Ultimate Guide to the Different Types of Sashimi

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  • On March 6, 2017
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  • Sashimi
When it comes to the listings on a sushi menu, the presence of sashimi will raise the eyebrows of the uninitiated. “What is this?” they wonder, uncertain of what to expect even when the menu lays out the ingredients. Since we at Matsuhisa have taken the time to go into great detail on the types of […]
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The Most Common Sushi Rolls and Some Unique Alternatives

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  • On March 6, 2017
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Fine cuisine is often a delicate balance between the traditional and the experimental, the old favorites and the new sensations, and it’s certainly true for sushi. At Matsuhisa, we’d like to take the opportunity to examine some of the common sushi rolls that are known classics, and show off a new twist or two. California […]
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Ultimate Guide to the Different Types of Sushi

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  • On February 7, 2017
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Sushi chefs around the world are tasked with preparing a wide variety of dishes for a growing multitude of sushi fans. If you are new to sushi, or just curious about the different kinds of sushi available, you’re in the right place. Sushi comes in many different arrangements, and not all of them include raw fish, […]
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Japanese Sushi That Most Americans Won’t Eat

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  • On December 28, 2016
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  • fugu, funazushi, jellyfish, kurage, pufferfish, sea urchin, uni
Here in America, we have taken a Japanese tradition – sushi – turned it inside out and needlessly complicated it. The result is a rainbow of colors and a laundry list of crazy ingredients in nearly every sushi roll we serve. Despite the popularity of sushi in America, there are still some types of sushi […]
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