How Americans Changed The Way Japanese People Ate Sushi

Sushi has taken on its own shape and form in the United States, but even before the first sushi restaurants opened up in California, America had an impact on the type of sushi eaten in Japan. During the American occupation after World War II, a food rationing program helped the rise of nigiri outside Tokyo. » 1/30/15 11:24am 1/30/15 11:24am

Scientific Sushi Art Is The Best Sushi Art

Japanese chef Takayo "Tama-cha" Kiyota uses carefully arranged food to create cross-sectional sushi-roll art. Her subjects include everything from popular iconography to Japanese demons, but I'm particularly impressed by the rolls with some scientific flair. This single roll depicts different stages of embryological… » 1/15/15 3:30pm 1/15/15 3:30pm

​"Space Sushi" Is The New Meme You Never Realized You Were Waiting For

Just when we thought that the raw-fish photoshop genre had peaked with Sushi Cats, our faith in human creativity is restored with Space Sushi — a growing collection of online images that envision a cosmos where California rolls swarm across galaxies and yellowfin tuna orbits distant stars. » 10/29/14 7:40am 10/29/14 7:40am

Use transgenic fish to make bioluminescent sushi rolls

Really, one of the key issues with sushi is that it doesn't glow under black light. To solve that problem, the Center for Genomic Gastronomy is using genetically modified fishies from the pet store to create tasty treats that will be perfect for your next rave. » 2/10/12 10:30am 2/10/12 10:30am

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This is what sushi looks like in space

Sure, this is a promotion for a sushi joint, but it's an insanely striking one. On January 1, sushi restaurant Sticky Rice decided to fire a roll into the Earth's atmosphere. Explains the sushinautical engineers, "Six months of planning and testing went into this project as a lot of variables were at play: -60F in… » 1/25/12 6:50am 1/25/12 6:50am

Vegetable Jabba lords over your sushi platter

Sushi chef Okistugu Kado carves vegetable garnishes into Star Wars characters, Pokemon, and superheroes. They're the perfect accompaniment for sushi rolls from both the Light and Dark sides of the Force. » 8/13/11 9:30am 8/13/11 9:30am

Somewhere in Japan, giant sushi is on the loose

This video was taken at the luggage conveyor belt at Oita Airport in Japan — someone left an oversized (Whale? Kraken? Shoggoth?) roll among the suitcases. I'd hate to see who (or what) comes to pick this meal up. » 2/20/11 4:21pm 2/20/11 4:21pm