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しいたけのにぎり Shiitake Mushroom Nigiri Boil sweet the Shiitake mushroom and slice thick on the rice. Shiitake mushroom is also called "Forest abalone". So the good texture of shiitake is similar to shellfish. ©FDN

Creative Photos of Figurines Going About Their Miniature Lives in Our Big World

In English, the title of husband and wife photographer team Kurt and Edwige Moses‘ photo series <i>Un Petit Monde</i> translates into “A Small World,” but …

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 …



8 Things You Should Know About Eating Sushi

Eating sushi seems pretty easy, but there are a lot of things you might not know about how to get the most from the fish itself and how to be polite.


Sushi flies high under the radar at Masaki

The best sushi restaurant you never heard of sits just east of the Hancock Center, coddles customers in whisper-quiet surroundings and seats all of 22 bodies when full, which it almost never is.<p>A restaurant this accomplished, especially one so small, so close to downtown and the city's biggest …

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 …

Some Rolls on the Wild Side at Tank Sushi

There is arguably better traditional sushi to be found elsewhere in the city, but if you're looking for some of the most inventive, saucy, flagrantly fusion-style maki around, <b>Tank Sushi</b> on the North Side has you covered.<p>From the <b>Gorilla</b> (shrimp tempura, crab, cucumber, cream cheese, spicy tuna, …

What Kind Of Sushi Is Highest In Mercury?

A study of sushi eaters in New Jersey shows just how much sushi people are eating (and who's eating it) -- as well as which kinds of sushi may expose people to the highest levels of methylmercury.<p>Researchers from Rutgers University and the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School examined sushi …