Why is Japanese Food So Healthy?

We live in the current world, finding healthy dietary solutions is more of a necessity rather than a luxury. Healthy foods are associated with traditional cuisines that date back a couple of decades, if not century’s back, across different cultures worldwide. One of the healthy foods making their way into different cities and towns all over is Japanese foods. These foods are highly regarded due to their nutrient-rich ingredients that boost immunity and prolong an individual’s health.

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Celebrate International Sushi Day at Tsunami!

As if you didn’t already have enough excuses to eat sushi, now you have the best one of all; International Sushi Day on June 18th! And for the best sushi experience around, Tsunami Sushi & Hibachi Grill is the place to be. We will be going all out for the big occasion and hope you will be too. In honor of this event, we wanted to share a quick history of how this day came to be:

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The Health Benefits of Eating Seaweed

A lot of people have heard about the many nutritional benefits of seaweed but actually know very little about what it is or how to prepare it. And since most of it is cultivated from and used in Asian countries, many people in western society are unfamiliar with just how incredible this tiny edible really is! 

That’s why your friendly lunch and dinner providers at Tsunami Sushi & Hibachi Grill wanted to share these 3 advantages of including seaweed in your diet:

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What are Maki Rolls?

It is safe to say that sushi is one of the world’s favorite meals, and while everyone enjoys the yummy bites of seaweed and rice, few know what sushi really is. Many people think the word “sushi” means “raw fish”, but it actually refers to the sour rice mixed with vinegar that the rolls are made of. In fact, the term sushi is short for makizushi, which translates to rolled rice, so maki means roll. A sheet of seaweed and fillings are typically added to the roll, but not all maki are the same. Here is everything you need to know about delicious maki rolls!

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Discover the History of Hibachi

Many fans of Japanese cuisine love visiting Tsunami Sushi and Hibachi Grill for the fun and delicious experience of a freshly-prepared hibachi meal. And though many appreciate the entertainment of utensils and food juggled in the air by talented chefs, few know the history behind the exciting culinary tradition. The history of hibachi is as fun and colorful as the performance art that it is known for today — read on to learn all about it!

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Did You Know These Facts about Wasabi?

If you are a certified sushi lover, you probably already know about how great wasabi is. However, if you are new to sushi, you may not have information on wasabi. Here is some information for sushi lovers everywhere so you can become a wasabi genius. Wasabi is a great complement to sushi, and helps to cleanse the palate. 

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Sushi Myths Busted!

When it comes to sushi, you either love it, or you hate it. There doesn’t seem to be a middle ground where sushi is concerned. However, if you are interested in trying sushi for the first time, or you are already an experienced sushi eater, there are some myths about sushi you may not be aware of. Here are some sushi myths that are not reality. 

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