Wow, look what I found lurking in my old to-post folder! The last batch of photos from my London work trip back in spring of 2011. Yeah, the one where it became my mission in life to order steamed dumplings from every place within delivery range that made them. Seriously, I've got the pictures [...]
Anybody who has been around me for the past several months has probably heard me bemoan at some point or another the scarcity of shellfish in our vicinity. There’s nothing fresh and alive, most certainly — which has made it difficult to continue with my “Food That Moves” column for the foreseeable future. However, more [...]
That Trevor Corson, he’s pretty fly for a white guy. Continuing on with my food history kick, I just finished reading his book The Story of Sushi. This book definitely had a fast foody, summer movie slant to it, but in an enjoyable and somewhat edifying way — sort of like the feeling you [...]
Yesterday, we set out for Helsinki bright and early. It’s a little less than a 3 hour drive to get there, and we were trying to avoid traffic both ways. The weather was ridiculously humid and warm in a Floridian sort of way. Luckily the boy’s mother had loaned us her car with functional air [...]
You know how it’s usually suggested that you give raw fish being used for sushi a quick freeze to kill any possible parasites before use? This isn’t exactly what they meant.
Spotted at the local supermarket earlier this month, a 10-piece sushi meal. Frozen. Microwave and serve! Looks like everything but the salmon is [...]
The boy and I went out to sushi fairly frequently back in OC because we had a stellar local restaurant with an excellent selection of everything we could possible ask for. When I was growing up, though, going out wasn’t as common and my mother would often make her own interpretations of sushi, both with [...]
A little over two years ago, the boy and I were driving to the supermarket when we noticed a new sushi place had sprung up across the street from it. The slot used to be a quiet little Japanese lunch place, but apparently it underwent a change of ownership and reopened as a cute little [...]