Why Sushi is the Perfect Meal for Valentine’s Day

Why Sushi is the Perfect Meal for Valentine’s Day

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  • On January 31, 2020
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A romantic dinner date is an essential component in any Valentine’s Day celebration, whether it’s your first time celebrating as a couple or you’ve spent dozens of February fourteenths together. And while a thoughtful dinner doesn’t necessarily require a night out – plenty of couples enjoy a quiet evening with their favorite takeout – it […]
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Futomaki: Unraveling a Traditional Sushi Roll

Futomaki: Unraveling a Traditional Sushi Roll

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  • On October 15, 2019
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While many types of sushi rolls can be found across the United States, few are as well recognized as the futomaki roll. Originated in the Kansai region of the southern part of the main island of Honshu in Japan, where history-rich Kyoto and Osaka are located. This large makizushi typically features four or more ingredients […]
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What is Tempura?

What is Tempura?

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  • On September 4, 2019
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  • sake, sushi, tempura
For anyone that enjoys Japanese food, there are a handful of staple dishes that embody the signature flavors and preparation methods that Japanese cuisine is known for. One of these much-loved dishes is tempura, one of the most popular Japanese-inspired dishes served outside the country of Japan itself. Whether you’re a longtime tempura enthusiast or […]
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What is the Difference Between Sushi and Sashimi?

What is the Difference Between Sushi and Sashimi?

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  • On July 3, 2019
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Inspired by traditional Japanese cuisine, sushi and sashimi can offer a deliciously diverse collection of flavors to enjoy as an appetizer or even the main entrée. Equally ideal for sharing or eating alone, sashimi and sushi has become a favorite for many foodies across the world. If you’ve never tried sushi or sashimi, ordering it […]
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Best Japanese Dishes for Summer

Best Japanese Dishes for Summer

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  • On June 25, 2019
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  • sake, sushi, tempura
During the summer months, the temperatures in Japan can soar well into the nineties, with heavy humidity making it feel even hotter. When you consider the sometimes-scorching summertime weather, it makes sense that so many of the best Japanese dishes for summer feature refreshing, cool, and light ingredients. Whether you consider yourself a Japanese cuisine […]
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What Makes an Outstanding Sushi Chef?

What Makes an Outstanding Sushi Chef?

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  • On February 1, 2019
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Categorizing sushi as a new food “trend” is somewhat misleading, especially because Japanese culinary history dates this traditional dish back to 1799. But the past few decades have seen it rise to an all-time high in terms of popularity, making sushi a widely-enjoyed dish all over the world, including America. As it becomes more popular, […]
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What Makes Japanese Food So Delicious? Explore the Best Japanese Ingredients

What Makes Japanese Food So Delicious? Explore the Best Japanese Ingredients

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  • On January 29, 2019
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  • sake, sushi, tempura
Japanese cuisine has long been revered for its unique ingredients, innovative flavors, and distinct sense of culture and history. The best Japanese food tells a story through its creative use of ingredients, shaping the dining experience into something both enjoyable and eye-opening. With the right blend of Japanese ingredients and flavors, a talented chef can […]
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Signature Dishes

Signature Dishes

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  • On January 17, 2019
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  • sake, sushi, tempura
“Kokoro, cooking from the heart, is my motto.” – Chef Nobu Matsuhisa Out of all the questions we receive, there is one more ubiquitous than the rest: What is it about Chef Matsuhisa’s cuisine that makes it so delicious? Now, it is a very difficult endeavor to attach words to explain visceral experience, which is […]
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Lunch at Matsuhisa: Not Your Average Japanese Restaurant

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  • On January 4, 2019
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  • sake, sushi, tempura
Lunch, that one hour window to sate your appetite and provide a short respite during your workday. Let’s face it: lunch is all too often uninspired, and therefore, uninspiring. But it doesn’t have to be. Lunch can literally be the best hour of your day. That’s what we strive to deliver at Matsuhisa Denver in Cherry Creek. Tender […]
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The Expert Guide to Pairing Sake with Sushi

The Expert Guide to Pairing Sake with Sushi

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  • On September 17, 2018
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While sake is not traditionally paired with sushi in Japan, many people across the U.S. and abroad find that they enjoy the sensation of pairing the two. If you’re unsure of what to drink with sushi, this sake pairing guide will help you make the right choices for a delicious meal. Read up before you […]
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