It’s Sushi Time! At the Sixth Annual #BentoSushiHeroes Championship

  It’s the annual Bento Sushi Champion Competition! In its sixth year of this competition, Bento Sushi chefs from all over the nation are invited to create a roll. Six finalists are then stationed head to head to appeal to the likes of select judges and attendees of the big event for a $5,000 cheque. It gets…

In Pictures: Sushi-Making at Ebisu, Toronto + Get your Free Ramen

Watching Jiro Dreams of Sushi just once did not prepare me for this moment. Be real delicate with the rice, or in my case, the sushi will end up clumped and mushed together with each bite. With the guidance of Chef Tatuka Matsuda at Ebisu, we were each able to take part in forming sushi in…

Meet: The Sushi-Burger-Doughnut, “DOSHI”

Previous to my Square Fish experience, I imagined a lot to go wrong with novelty shaped sushi. The rice would fall apart, ingredients would be dry and what is so hard about getting fresh sashimi! But… very wonderfully, there was nothing out of place with these sushi-doughnuts “doshi” and squares “mosiac” – learn the terminology,…

Supersize Sushi Burrito @ Rolltation

Welcome to Toronto, Rolltation! Going down the street for a sushi roll during my lunch break is a favorite pastime of mine. I would run down the stairs and around the corner to be braced with many food options while aiming to spend $3 max a day – there would be dim sum, asian bakeries…

KAKA All You Can Eat for #AsiaFoodFest

Let’s first off start by saying I am not a fan of all-you-can-eat places, as I feel as though I am forced to eat until a pop… so that already cancels me out as a valid critic. I made my visit during this round with no intention of thinking “but I can eat everything!!! Five of…

The Shoushin Experience

Shoushin… Oh, Shoushin. Where should I s­tart? The food was great and the service from the s­taff members were excellent, but, with that being said, my over­all experience SUCKED.­ I left this $300+ meal with disappointment and the worst f­eeling I’ve had after a restaurant meal. Keep in mind that this ­is an Omakase restaurant (chef’s choice)­ which really means my meal is up to the­ discretion of the chef.