When ‘yamatoshis’ first arrived in Japan

Japanese chefs and food bloggers have been celebrating sushi for generations, but the earliest mention of the dish dates to at least the 1920s.Japanese food historians say there’s no conclusive evidence that sushi was ever introduced to Japan until the 1950s, but there is evidence that it spread from there.In the 1920’s, the Japanese government …

Which are the most famous sushi restaurants in Japan?

A new study released this week by Japan Times restaurant industry expert Hirokazu Yamamoto finds that the sushi world is “not a happy place” with sushi being one of the most commonly reported ailments in Japan.While sushi is considered a delicacy, the majority of the restaurants surveyed report that they receive complaints about poor quality …