The Health Benefits of Japanese Cuisine

If you’ve ever stopped in at Japanese food in Sarasota, then you’re familiar with the cuisine we serve up daily. Right when you walk in the door you’re confronted by our inviting atmosphere and aroma of traditional Japanese delicacies being made for you and the hundreds of others who patronize our establishment. Not only are our offerings savory, succulent, and crafted with perfection, they’re also healthy for you. Unprocessed ingredients and fresh vegetables are just part of the story, Japanese food is based upon the principles of health and longevity, both of which are readily available at Tsunami Sushi. 

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February 6th is National Chopsticks Day!

In this day and age, there appears to be a holiday for everything. While some topics and subject matter are more deserving than others when it comes to having a day of devotion, the chopstick is more than worthy of praise. If you’ve ever eaten at an eatery that specializes in Asian cuisine, then you’re more than familiar with them. These handy devices have a unique history attached to them, so sit back and enjoy a won-ton or two as we turn back the pages of time…

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day at Tsunami Sushi

The month of February can only mean one thing—love is in the air. That’s right, Valentine’s Day is approaching, and like so many others across the nation, you more than likely haven’t made any plans for your significant other. Fear not, a solution for this problem that so many encounter each year isn’t unattainable. Sure, you could race around town to acquire the chocolates, flowers, and other items that are commonly associated with the holiday in question, or, you could break with the monotony of tradition and go out on a limb and start your own. If you’re in the Sarasota area, why not enjoy this day of companionship at Tsunami Sushi

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Make 2022 Your Year of Health by Adding Japanese to Your Diet

One of the best New Year’s resolutions you can make is to resolve to bolster your diet with the many superfoods found in Japanese cuisine. Of course, Tsunami Sushi & Hibachi Grill specializes in that sort of thing, but we’d like to provide some ample evidence for why you can drastically improve your health by adding Japanese food to your diet.

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Proper Etiquette for Eating Sushi

From the earliest days of sitting at the dinner table, basic mealtime manners were drilled into your brain. Not having your elbows on the table or talking with your mouth full were the basic behaviors that you learned early on. Mealtime etiquette varies depending on the culture, and countries from the far east have their own mannerisms that they expect guests at the table to adhere to. While sushi is one of the biggest and most popular imports by way of Japan, there are customary mannerisms that need to be observed when partaking in eating this delicious Asian cuisine.

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Become a Sushi Lover!

2022 is the year that you’ve decided to eat healthier. You’re going to say “goodbye” to the burgers and pizza and “hello” to cuisines that are beneficial for your longevity. But where to start? You might want to begin with more fish in your diet. The American Heart Association has determined that two to three servings of fish a week can be very beneficial for heart health. However, fish sticks are not a viable option. Fear not, for now, is the time to jump aboard the sushi bandwagon on route for a better life. 

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Celebrate Japanese Culture Day

One of the greatest aspects of living in the United States is that several cultures have had their hand in shaping the home we hold dear. In 1853, American Admiral Robert Perry arrived in Tokyo Bay to establish both discourse and trade with the feudal empire. Since then, there has been a fascination with the island nation. On November 3rd, we celebrate Japanese Culture Day and show our appreciation for the many contributions to the culture that the country has bestowed upon western society.

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Eating Fish Twice a Week for a Happier and Healthier Heart

In the past, fish has always been referred to as “brain food.” While this description is accurate, having a diet with two servings of fish a week is very beneficial for promoting and maintaining a healthy heart. So, you see, fish really is brain food, because eating more of it might be one of the healthiest decisions you make this year. Our bodies need protein, and by changing your source from ground beef or chicken to fish, you’ll be doing yourself a huge favor. 

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