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The Most Common Sushi Mistakes

Do you know the proper way to eat sushi? If you’ve never done it before, you might be surprised by the etiquette rules and traditions that surround this unique dish. Even if you think of yourself a sushi expert, there may very well be a few small ...

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The History of Tempura

You might know tempura as a classic Japanese fried dish. At many Bellevue and Seattle Japanese Restaurants, you can find tempura made out of chicken, shrimp, crab, calamari, assorted vegetables and more. But what is the story behind tempura, ...

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The Story of Mochi Ice Cream

After a satisfying dinner at your favorite Seattle Japanese restaurant, you can’t beat mochi ice cream for an equally satisfying Japanese dessert. But what is mochi, exactly, and how did it first come to be so elegantly married to familiar, ...