Month: September 2009

An Interview with Casson Trenor

<p>After my <a href="">interview with Hajime</a>, I got to sit down for a few minutes with Casson Trenor, sustainability expert and author of <a href="">Sustainable Sushi: A Guide to Saving the Oceans One Bite at a Time</a><img src="" width="1" height="1" border="0" alt="" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" />.</p> <span class="bigPic"> <img src="" alt=""/> </span> <p><strong>Allison:</strong> So how did you get into the business of sustainability with seafood... how did you get started with that?</p> <p><strong>Casson:</strong> I get asked

An Interview with Hajime Sato

<span class="bigPic"> <img src="" alt="Mashiko"/> </span> <p>The day after the <a href="">dinner at Mashiko</a>, I was scheduled to be back at <a href="">Mashiko</a> in the afternoon, to interview Hajime and Casson.</p> <p>First, Son and I sat down with Hajime and Casson - Son took pictures, I asked questions, and Hajime and Casson discussed my questions to the music of the kitchen prepping for the first evening of service with a completely sustainable menu. Though this was supposed