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The Fascinating History of Sake

August 20, 2018

Considered to be the “drink of the Gods,” sake has for generations been the drink of choice in Japan, spreading its span to other parts of the world for years. Initially, sake was fermented on a small scale for families or townships, but eventually the practice grew so ubiquitous it spurred a countrywide agriculture of rice growing. Now, sake brewing has reached other countries, with breweries popping up from Australia to the United States. Some variation in technique and local flavor mean that each brewery has its own unique flavor and touch. As a symbol of family and culture, sake... View Article

What’s the Difference Between Sashimi and Sushi?

May 23, 2018

If you’ve never visited a sushi restaurant before, you may be overwhelmed by the sheer number of options on the menu when you first arrive. Many sushi establishments offer a range of Japanese cuisine, spanning the island nation’s rich culture and diverse regional eats. To further complicate the matter, many sushi restaurants also serve foods found in other Asian cuisines. Pan-Asian fusion restaurants are becoming increasingly popular across the United States. For the uninitiated, one of the most confusing aspects of eating at a sushi bar in Phoenix, AZ is understanding the difference between sushi and sashimi. Decades-long misunderstandings of... View Article

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