14K Yellow Gold Sensational Sushi Necklace Charm
Sushi was originally a preservation method for the fish. Only later did people come to eat the rice.
Sushi is meant to be eaten by hand, rather than with chopsticks.
The spicy sauce you eat on sushi is just mayonnaise mixed with sriracha.
Wasabi was originally eaten with sushi to kill bacteria and parasites in the fish. Now with better sanitary conditions it’s not needed and eaten just out of habit.
The reason sushi with cucumber is often called something with “kappa” is that there is a Japanese mythical creature called Kappa, which lives in ponds and likes cucumber.
The pickled ginger served with most sushi is meant to cleanse your palate between different pieces and can be offensive to the chef if used as a topping.
The US has about 3,946 sushi restaurants and Japan has about 45,000.
The longest sushi roll ever created measured 2,521.74 meters (about 8,270 ft.) and was made in Russia in December 2011 at the Sushkof Restaurant.
Eighty-six-year-old Jiro Ono is considered to be the world’s best sushi chef. Customers make reservations at his Tokyo restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro, up to a year in advance. His rice is described as a cloud that explodes in your mouth. He also holds the Guinness World Record for being the world’s oldest three-Michelin star chef.
Weight: 3.75 G
Metal: 14k Yellow Gold
Length: 1.2 inches
Width: 1.2 inches