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Where Did Sushi Come From?

Sushi has come a long way from its ancient genesis in Asia to our Bellevue Japanese restaurant. It’s widely believed that what we call “sushi” can trace its origins back to the eastern regions of Asia, where fish was packed in rice as nothing more than a means to preserve the
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The Strange History of Tempura

You might know tempura as a classic Japanese dish, battered and deep-fried meats or vegetables prepared into that distinct taste you can experience at all of your favorite restaurants. At our Japanese Restaurant in Bellevue, you can find tempura made out of shrimp, vegetables,
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The Benefits of Eating Tentacles

Throughout the menu at our Bellevue Japanese restaurant, you can find many dishes offering the meat of squid and octopus. These tentacled monsters are still an exotic entree to many Americans, many of whom are squeamish about eating such a frightful creature. However, developing
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What is Sunomono?

Need a side dish to go with your sushi? When you’re at our Bellevue sushi restaurant, grab a bowl of sunomono! You’re sure to find the refreshing taste a welcome complement to the stronger flavors that come with many of our other menu items. The word “sunomono” applies to a
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There is No Spoon

Ever wondered about how a traditional Japanese diner would consume soup? When you dine at our Bellevue sushi restaurant, try embracing the full cultural experience by taking your soup the Japanese way! The fact is that Japan spent a lot of its time developing its culinary
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