The Best Sushi and Wine Pairings at Matsuhisa

The Best Sushi and Wine Pairings at Matsuhisa

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  • On July 5, 2017
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Pairing wine with fine cuisine is a matter of style and taste. It involves accounting for the subtleties of the wine to complement or counter certain aspects of the food. And it can take a lot of experimentation to find out what works best. We at Matsuhisa would like to offer up a few suggestions when it […]
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The Best Sushi and Sake Pairings at Matsuhisa

The Best Sushi and Sake Pairings at Matsuhisa

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  • On May 31, 2017
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As far as culinary history goes, it’s only a fairly recent trend to pair sake with sushi. The traditional thinking was that you shouldn’t drink rice-based beverages with foods containing rice. Thankfully, that sort of informal rule has fallen by the wayside. It does, however, give one pause when thinking about the best pairings for sushi and sake. We at Matsuhisa […]
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What is the Most Popular Sushi in Japan?

What is the Most Popular Sushi in Japan?

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  • On May 18, 2017
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It’s understandable that people here in the United States might be curious about what sort of sushi dishes are popular in Japan. With so many American takes on sushi, knowing what the “original” versions are like is something that can only enhance the enjoyment of a meal. We at Matsuhisa decided to take a look at what’s […]
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Celebrate International Sushi Day at Matsuhisa

Celebrate International Sushi Day at Matsuhisa

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  • On May 12, 2017
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  • International Sushi Day, matsuhisa, Sashimi, uni, Wasabi
At Matsuhisa, we know that International Sushi Day is only a recent invention, but we’re pleased that somebody wanted to celebrate the joys of sushi enough to get people involved around the world! And in the spirit of celebrating sushi, no matter where the chef or the diner is from, we’d like to offer up a […]
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Wasabi Etiquette: The Do’s and Don’ts from Tokyo to Denver

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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Sushi Diet: Healthy Menu Options That Won’t Leave You Feeling Hungry

Sushi Diet: Healthy Menu Options That Won’t Leave You Feeling Hungry

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  • On April 3, 2017
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  • Sushi Diet
When we’re hungry, our bodies are fighting two important and sometimes contradictory drives. The first is, obviously, nutrition and nourishment. Without that, we’ll eventually starve to death. The second is satisfaction, the feeling that we’ve eaten our fill and our bodies are ready to continue functioning. Without that, we’ll gorge ourselves into the hospital. We here at Matsuhisa […]
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The Most Common Sushi Rolls and Some Unique Alternatives

The Most Common Sushi Rolls and Some Unique Alternatives

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  • On March 6, 2017
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  • Sushi Diet
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

Ultimate Guide to the Different Types of Sushi

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  • On February 7, 2017
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  • Sushi Diet
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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Sushi Rolls: Understanding the Different Types of Makizushi

Sushi Rolls: Understanding the Different Types of Makizushi

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  • On February 7, 2017
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  • makizushi
Those unfamiliar with sushi may simply chalk up any sort of raw fish as “sushi.” Such an attitude is much like that of those who eat steaks and don’t distinguish between strip, T-bone or filet mignon. Allow us to expand your knowledge before you order your next sushi meal. Different Types Of Sushi Rolls Makizushi […]
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Japanese Sushi That Most Americans Won’t Eat

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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