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Sushi Etiquette – what you don't know might surprise you!

You have been eating sushi your whole life? Well, what you might not know about sushi etiquette could just surprise you. Like many things Japanese, …

Ask the Expert: Mari Takahashi on Sushi Making

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Sushi School

Now you can have your sushi and eat it, too, thanks to the new <b>Sushi School</b> educational program at <b>Pod</b>. Starting <b>July 17</b>, sushi chefs will teach classes on-site from <b>Sunday through Thursday</b>. There are two sessions each day, the first from 6-7:15 p.m. and the second from 7:30-8:45 p.m., <b>with each one</b> …

How to make sushi at home

It's easier than you think, says Yuki Gomi. And don't forget your hairdryer<p>"They love the precision." But sushi isn't too tricky to make at home, says Yuki, "if you have a few essential tools and ingredients. I buy everything in UK supermarkets."<p>For OFM, she is making ura hosomaki, small sushi …

Vegetable sushi for kids

These vegetable maki are a cheap and easy way to introduce 'sushi' to kids<p>You'll need a bamboo rolling mat (easily found online). Raw cucumber, carrot and peppers, cooked spinach, mushrooms, cooked sweet potato, and blanched green beans are good fillings.<p>Makes 24 rolls<b>3 toasted nori sheets<br>300g</b> …

The Big Chicago 10 Top Sushi Bars

01 of 10<p>A Spotlight On Chicago’s Best Sushi<p>Chicago boasts a thriving sushi scene, and locals obsess over their favorites. But unlike the city’s <b>hot …

The World's Most Creative Sushi Creations

Boozy strawberries are an easy dish to make for summer parties, and fun to experiment with.<p>Here are a few unique ice cream recipes for Creative Ice …

Grab Your Chopsticks: It’s Sushi Cupcake Time!

Remember how we started this week out rounding up all sorts of rolls? Spring rolls, rollups, and cucumber rolls, oh my! What better way to finish off the week with a sweet take on a classic roll? That’s right. Those adorable little sushi-looking things you see in the photo above are actually mini …

Dessert

Say it with sushi

<b>What was the occasion?</b><p>I offered to cater for my friend's housewarming and decided a DIY sushi lunch would be a great way to celebrate. Some of the guests were regular customers from my restaurant, Suzu in London; others were close friends from around the world.<p><b>What was on the menu?</b><p>Japanese sushi …

Deconstructed Sushi: The Seared Tuna Bowl

Looking for a delicious and easy 20 minute dinner recipe? If you aren't up for laboriously assembling bites of sushi, try this ridiculously tasty deconstructed sushi bowl! This also makes a great packable lunch for work!<p>Try this heart-healthy avocado sririacha recipe!<p><b>Seared Tuna Sushi Bowl …

Food

America's Best New Restaurants 2017

TheHot 10<p>Food should be inspiring. Food should be innovative. And yes, food should be delicious. But more than ever this year, we decided food should be <b>fun</b>. Thanks to these ten fine establishments, this year was hands down the best time we’ve ever had while choosing the country’s <b>best new …

The 50 Best Restaurants Of 2013, According To 'Bon Appetit'

Bon Appetit has announced its 50 best new restaurant nominees for 2013. Andrew Knowlton, the magazine's restaurant and drinks Editor, traveled across the country to discover the most trendsetting new restaurants in America.<p>On August 14, these 50 nominees will be whittled down to 10, when Bon …

Man Finds Maggots on Sandwich Bought in ATL Airport

A man flying from Atlanta to Miami discovered maggots crawling on the sandwich he purchased at Atlanta's <b>Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport</b> on Wednesday. According to Channel 2 Action News, Joel Woloshuk purchased his infested focaccia sandwich from <b>Café Intermezzo</b>, a franchise located in …

Food TV

The Food Network's newest show, <i>Cutthroat Kitchen</i>, debuts this Sunday with host <b>Alton Brown</b> "leading four chefs in cooking battles chock-full of sabotage and tricks." E! Online has a behind-the-scenes look at the set, including Brown's reveal of the "infamous dumbwaiter, which I use to reveal the …

Reclaiming the front yard with edible estates

How about turning your front lawn into an edible masterpiece? The masterful part is thinking how to turn this flat, green space that is the most …

Gardening

How to Win Any Bourbon Argument

<b>You've gone and done it.</b> You've expressed a preference for a bourbon within earshot of another person. Little did you realize that arguing about bourbon is now our sixth most popular sport, behind arguing about "grape vs. grain" vodkas, parenting strategies, craft beers, workout regimens, and …

Whiskey

California Breeding Program Creates Grapes That Taste Like Cotton Candy and More

Out there in sunny California, there is an ambitious produce breeding program underway called International Fruit Genetics. With a name like that …

Super Food Nerds: How to Make Chicharron (aka Pork Rinds)

2013<p><i>Welcome to Super Food Nerds, a column written in alternating installments by Rupa (Food and Beverage Editor, Culinary Staff) and Jonathan</i> …

15 Ways To Make Raw Vegetables Taste Amazing

Oh yes, it CAN be done.<p>Food52 is a community for people who love food and cooking. Follow it at Food52.com and on Twitter @Food52. And check out its new shop, Provisions.

Revenge of the Marshmallow

Marshmallows are back.<p>"Oh, shut up," you might say. "They never went away."<p>Technically, no. They did not. They have lurked all along in the supermarket's most depraved, hello-children-let-me-give-you-diabetes corridors. Shunned by the cognizant. But one recent night, deep into the lavish buffet …

Open Thread: What's Your Favorite Waffle House Hash Brown Combo?

At 2 a.m., the food options in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, are pretty scarce. A couple of friends and I had just finished up press night at the local newspaper, and all we wanted was a late-night snack. As we contemplated what might possibly be open at that hour, a fellow editor exclaimed, "We gotta …

A Line Cook's Grilling Manifesto

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>The rules of the grill, from a former line cook.</i><p>I use a pair of kitchen tongs and quickly flip a steak, …

PaulaDeenGate Wire

The details of <b>Paula Deen</b> extortionist Thomas Paculis's plea deal have been revealed: Paculi has pled guilty to trying to extort $200,000 from the ex-Food Networkperson, telling a District Court judge that "I did try to take money from her." Paculis now faces up to two years in jail and a possible …