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Sushi’s Secret: Why We Get Hooked On Raw Fish

Sushi’s Secret: Why We Get Hooked On Raw Fish

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

We love raw seafood but can’t stand uncooked fowl or pork. Why? A big part of it is the effective lack of gravity in water, a scientist says. Weightlessness gives fish muscles a smooth, soft texture.

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Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro’s ‘Dream’ Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

Obama Gets A Taste Of Jiro’s ‘Dream’ Sushi In Name Of Diplomacy

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

President Barack Obama stopped by the iconic sushi restaurant featured in the 2012 documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi.” Director David Gelb says eating there is both an amazing and nerve-wracking experience.

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Michael Mina Dishes Details for Pabu and The Ramen Bar

Michael Mina Dishes Details for Pabu and The Ramen Bar

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Pabu and The Ramen Bar, slated to open in mid-June, will be among the hottest new restaurants in San Francisco. Chef Michael Mina shares with Mary Ladd his favorite dishes from ramen to sushi, as well as the fate of his East Indian concept on Steuart Street.

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CAAMFest Food Film Screenings: “East Side Sushi” and “Zone Pro Site: The Moveable Feast”

CAAMFest Food Film Screenings: “East Side Sushi” and “Zone Pro Site: The Moveable Feast”

| March 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Check out the Food Film screenings presented at CAAMFest this week: “East Side Sushi” and “Zone Pro Site: The Moveable Feast.” Find out the story behind the making of the Green Diablo Roll.

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Restaurant Round-Up: Ichi Sushi & Ni Bar, 4505 Meats, and The Square

Restaurant Round-Up: Ichi Sushi & Ni Bar, 4505 Meats, and The Square

| February 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

San Francisco is bursting with hot new eatery projects. Mary Ladd reports on the juiciest updates on spots from Tim & Erin Archuleta, Ryan Farr, and Matt McNamara and Teague Moriarty.

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Sushi Chefs Aren’t Feeling California’s New Glove Law

Sushi Chefs Aren’t Feeling California’s New Glove Law

| January 28, 2014 | 1 Comment

The new law aimed at improving food safety requires chefs and others who handle raw food in restaurants to wear gloves. Sushi chefs say it takes the feel out of hands-on sushi.

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Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Live Sushi, Chavez Supermarket & Taqueria, Bistro Vis à Vis

Check, Please! Bay Area reviews: Live Sushi, Chavez Supermarket & Taqueria, Bistro Vis à Vis

| October 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Restaurants reviewed: A sushi restaurant on Mission Street in San Francisco, a Mexican supermarket & taqueria in Hayward and a restaurant in Greenbrae serving Contemporary American cuisine.

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On Hot Summer Days, Cook Your Fish Without Fire

On Hot Summer Days, Cook Your Fish Without Fire

| July 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

As much as a river-cold slice of watermelon is refreshing in the summer, there are sweltering days when you need a cold meal with a little more heft, a little more protein. On those days, there’s raw fish.

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Eating Eyeballs: Taboo, Or Tasty?

Eating Eyeballs: Taboo, Or Tasty?

| March 6, 2013 | 1 Comment

Sit down to eat in Iceland, and you might be served boiled sheep’s head, complete with the eye. In some cultures eyeballs are considered a culinary treat, but for most of us they’re still in the category of “eww.”

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Film Review: Jiro Dreams of Sushi

Film Review: Jiro Dreams of Sushi

| April 3, 2012 | 1 Comment

As someone who has a deep appreciation for both food and films, I was looking forward to the documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi coming to theatres in the Bay Area this month.

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Chef Joseph Manzare’s Favorite Local Food Spots

Chef Joseph Manzare’s Favorite Local Food Spots

| March 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hecho is Joseph Manzare and Mary Klingbeil’s latest venture, a Tokyo style sushi and robata with a tequila bar and mariachi bands. Manzare shared some of his favorite local food spots with BAB.

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Check, Please! Bay Area: La Mexicana, Kabuto Sushi, Pazzia

Check, Please! Bay Area: La Mexicana, Kabuto Sushi, Pazzia

| October 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

The tenth episode of season six features these restaurants: La Mexicana Restaurant (Oakland), Kabuto Sushi (San Francisco), Pazzia Restaurant & Pizzeria (San Francisco). Leslie’s shares wine tips about how to make vinegar with leftover wine.

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Raw Like Sushi

Raw Like Sushi

| September 7, 2010 | 0 Comments

Americanized Japanese menus throughout the country feature the Rock ‘n’ Roll, a maki made with eel and avocado, but the Bay Area gets considerably more intricate when it comes to incorporating music with sushi.

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Japanese Tradition: How to Eat at a Sushi Bar

| July 22, 2007 | 0 Comments

During a discussion this past week about authenticity, someone asked me what I thought about Japanese restaurants run by Koreans, while another person asked my opinion about the Japanese government’s desperate fight around the globe to save sushi. There are lots of glib answers, but they all skip over some important issues about food and […]

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