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Agedashi: Tofu with a Kick

Though tofu doesn’t inspire much excitement here in the US, there is a culinary tradition in Asia that has been doing amazing things with tofu for hundreds of years. In Japan, the art of tofu has been honed to a level of sophistication with the potential to please even the
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Chirashi: Where Sushi meets Donburi

Sushi can sneak up to you in unexpected ways at our Bellevue Japanese restaurant. As the term “sushi” technically refers to the vinegared rice that it is traditionally made from, you may be surprised as to what falls under this label. There are the common bite-sized sushi
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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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