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Edamame

While awaiting your meal at our Bellevue sushi restaurant, why not order up a dish of edamame? These boiled soybeans are a common side dish in Japanese-style eateries, popular not only for their taste but for their nutritional value as well. Edamame is noteworthy because it is
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Farmed Fish and Sustainability

When it comes to fish, sustainability is more and more becoming the name of the game. Our consumption of seafood puts a terrible strain on the populations of the ocean, which are having enough trouble with pollution and the increased acidity that comes with global warming. This
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Soy Sauce = Healthy?

You’re probably pretty familiar with soy sauce.  It’s a common sight at places like our Bellevue Japanese restaurant.  However, you probably never considered that it could actually be beneficial to your health. It’s generally fairly high in sodium, but the potent flavoring powers
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Japanese Dining and the Number Five

Five is a very important number to Japanese tradition, and it comes out strongly in its cuisine.  When dining at our Bellevue Japanese restaurant, take a moment to consider how your meal is balanced along the following five axises: The Five Colors: White, black, red, green, and
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The History of Tofu

Tofu has a strong presence in our Bellevue Japanese restaurant. Tofu yakisoba, agedashi tofu, or just straight up side orders of steamed tofu, you’re sure to find a dish to satisfy your tofu cravings. But have you ever stopped to wonder about the origin of tofu, or how it became
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