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What is Uni?

When you visit our Bellevue Japanese restaurant, you have the opportunity of trying the fine delicacy that the Japanese like to call uni sushi. This is a type of sushi made from the edible part of the sea urchin. Fans of this sushi love its creamy consistency and the light, sweet
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What is the Difference between Brown and White Rice?

Our Bellevue sushi restaurant, like many similar restaurants, provides you with some opportunities to choose between brown rice and the classic white “steamed rice”.  You’ve probably seen such options before, and maybe you’re aware that brown rice is supposed to be a more
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What’s the Deal with Quail Eggs?

Quail eggs are not terribly common in familiar Western cooking, but they can be found in a lot of Asian culinary traditions. People who have never tried such eggs before often wonder: Do they taste different? Are they healthier? If you share these questions, here’s what you need
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Trouble for Wild Tuna and Mackerel

Every two years, the World Wild Fund for Nature releases its Living Planet Report. One of the purposes of this report is to detail the condition of many of our important wild fish populations. Back in 2015, they released a supplement to their 2014 report, which had some bad news
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Eating Sushi on a Low-Sodium Diet

Are you on a low-sodium diet? It can be difficult to go out to eat when you’re trying to cut down on your salt intake, but it’s actually not too difficult to enjoy a quality restaurant sushi meal without cheating on your diet. Just follow these simple tips: Most sushi has very
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