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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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The Sweet and Sustainable Ama Ebi

If you’re a fan of shrimp, you should love ama ebi. This species of shrimp, known in English as sweet shrimp, is a big favorite with seafood lovers. People love it not only for its great taste and strong nutritional qualities, but also for the fact that it is considered one of
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Giving Christmas Gifts in Japan

Now is the season of giving, when many of us are flocking out to search for the perfect gift for those on our list who have everything. When you’re struggling to finish off your holiday shopping, consider taking your loved ones for a meal of quality sushi at Sushi in Joy in
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Japan’s Christmas Chicken

What do you usually eat for Christmas dinner? If you’re like most Americans, a hearty, home-cooked turkey is high on your list. Unfortunately, such a bird is hard to come by in a country like Japan, where the average home’s oven is too small to accommodate its size. So, when
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Sukiyaki: A Hot Choice for a Cold Night

Sukiyaki is a Japanese hot pot dish that comes in the form of thinly-sliced beef, tofu, and vegetables mixed together and simmered in a combination of sake, soy sauce, and mirin rice wine. It traces its roots back to Japan’s Meiji Era, between 1868 and 1912. This was a time when
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