For those who have difficulty telling the difference between a maki and nigiri, this guide will demystify the entire sushi experience, providing a history of sushi and in-depth information to help diners understand and appreciate this culinary art and truly enjoy their next visit to the sushi bar. In addition to serving as a colorfully illustrated guide to seafood and fish, the book examines variations on sushi and its different components and provides information on the numerous styles of sushi restaurants, sushi bar etiquette, and the different types of sake. A comprehensive sushi restaurant directory contains listings of well-known establishments throughout the world, providing hints on places to find the most pleasurable dining experiences.
Carl Chu is the author of Chinese Food Finder: Los Angeles, Chinese FoodFinder: New York, and Finding Chinese Food in Los Angeles. He won Food & Wine Magazine’s 2004 Tastemaker Award for promising talents under the age of 35. He lives in Manhattan Beach, California.