Month: March 2009

Happy Crab Roll

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="" alt=""/> </span> <p>I've been thinking a lot lately, about love, and dreams, and what it all means. Why do some people work their lives away in a job they hate, just to pay the rent, while others get to have the life of their dreams? Why do some marriages fail after only a few years, others go for decades then fall apart, and yet others can still be going strong after

Alex’s Dakine Poke Gunkan Maki

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="" alt="Alex's Dakine Poke Gunkan Maki"/> </span> <p>Congratulations to <a href="">Friar</a>, Michelle, <a href="">Elin</a>, Lila L. Bayer, and Sarah Evenson. Thanks to a random number generator, they have been selected as the five winners of the <a href="">Sustainable Sushi Contest</a>!</p> <p>As a last-minute bonus, I also decided to throw in a <a href="">Sushi Day shirt</a> for the winners as well. If you didn't win and would like to purchase one of our awesome

Japanese Food and Sake Festival

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="" alt="Miso Soup with Bonito"/> </span> <p>So. Much. Good. Food. More than anything, that is the thing that stands out the most about the <a href="">Japanese Food and Sake Festival</a> presented by the Japanese Food Culture Association and the Japan America Society of Southern California. The festival was held yesterday afternoon at the Hyatt Regency in Orange County, and because we have some <a href="">awesome friends</a>, we were able

Gatekeeper Maki

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="" alt="Gatekeeper Maki"/> </span> <p>Harry and James, James and Harry. Our dear <a href="">Men with Pens</a>. Both are really amazing guys that I'm proud to call my friends, and <strike>both are sushi lovers</strike> one is a sushi lover. I'm still working on the other one.</p> <p>Harry was the easy one. He loves sushi, especially salmon. Salmon, salmon, salmon... he apparently can't get enough of it. (I'm pretty sure he's