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The Japanese Restaurant, Pt. 1

You Know, The Rice Is The “Sushi.” That’s right. It’s the rice, not the fish, that is, quote unquote, “sushi.” Sliced fish, usually skewered, is actually called sashimi. If you didn’t know this, and even if you did, stay tuned … Continue reading

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Many of you have probably taken note of the Japanese custom of saying “itadakimasu” before meals. So, what does this mean? “Itadakimasu” is the polite (-masu) non-past form of “itadaku,” a humble verb for “to receive.” The nuance is as … Continue reading

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