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Sea Urchins: Spiky and Tasty Food

Sea Urchins as Food: what’s special? Uncommon in American menus, possibly because of its uninviting appearance and that it is best eaten raw, the sea urchin is a common delicacy throughout Japan and in many Mediterranean countries. Present though in all marine ecosystems and all
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Pregnancy and Sushi

Pregnant woman are always cautioned to be careful about what they eat. Sushi is often high on the list of foods they avoid, for fear of what effects it might have on their developing babies. Our Bellevue Japanese restaurant would like to reassure you, however, that there are
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What is Nigiri Sushi?

When you order off the sushi menu at our Bellevue Japanese restaurant, do you know what you’re getting? There are many different dishes that fall under the name of “sushi”, and it helps to have an idea of what you’re getting before you make your selection. The most classic
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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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