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Jiro Dreams of Sushi


This rather wonderful documentary was recommended to me nearly four years ago, when I visited Japan.

With the hustle and bustle of family and working life I’d forgotten it; but thanks to the digital traces we leave everywhere, I re-found it the other day. 79 more words

Life

Sushi Nakazawa / Greenwich Village


It’s not often we’ll go out to eat without snapping photos of our meal, but this night out was different. We headed on a cold and rainy night to Sushi Nakazawa, a sushi bar with a unique story. 457 more words

Foodie Goodness

Sushi.Com's Sushi is Much Better Than It Sounds

In the 2011 documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi, a cerebral and tasteful (get it?) tribute to the renowned sushi master Jiro Ono, making sushi is presented as an art form that demands rigorous training, years of apprenticeship, and decades to perfect. 895 more words

Culture

Best Sushi In Tokyo

I am constantly daydreaming of far off places. I’m not talking about an occasional daydream during the day. My mind is world traveling hourly, every single day. 511 more words

Musings & Personal

Film #227: Jiro Dreams of Sushi (2011)

director: David Gelb
language: Japanese
length: 82 minutes
watched on: 14 September 2016

I watched this at a friend’s house – we’d bought snacks from the Japanese discount store Don Quijote, and were going to put it on as background noise, but ended up getting engrossed in it. 623 more words

Films

Sukiyabashi Jiro Honten (すきやばし次郎 本店), Tokyo

It was a blessing to be able to meet the legendary chef again this summer. Their summer menu has been my favourite menu. 155 more words

Michelin Restaurants

Has it been a year?

Wow, it has been exactly a year since my last trip to Japan. It really doesn’t feel like 365 days has gone by since I remember it like it was yesterday. 263 more words

Travel