Sushi Facts: The word “sushi” doesn’t refer to fish — it refers to vinegar, sugar, & salt seasoned rice. In Japan, an apprentice sushi chef spends years learning to cook & season the rice and another several years learning to prepare fish before they’re allowed to work behind the sushi bar.
June 18th, 2012 is International Sushi Day! Chirashizushi, inarizushi, makizushi, and nigirizushi. Whatever your favorite type of sushi may be, today is your special day. Treat yourself to sushi today, and don’t forget to take a photo and tag it with #internationalsushiday!