Food for Thought
9:09 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Celebrating a super Seattle sushi chef

Daisuke Nakazawa was featured in the sushi documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi.  

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The Salt
12:53 pm
Mon March 5, 2012

Sustainable sushi: See the video, but don't eat the eel

Odds are the local sushi joint's fish is less than sustainable.
Matteo De Stefano

Originally published on Mon March 5, 2012 12:38 pm

Sushi seems like the perfect modern food: Light, healthful and available at seemingly every supermarket in the nation. But is it sustainable?

That's the question behind "The Story of Sushi," a new video that's been pulling a lot of clicks in the past week. Maybe that's because its adorable format, with tiny, handcrafted figures used to tell the tale, stands in stark contrast to its depressing message: Most of the sushi we snarf up is harvested using unsustainable methods.

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