Category Archives: Japanese Sushi

The Details of Enjoying Sushi

Mechanics The waitress will bring you an oshibori(hot towel) as soon as you seat down. Wipe your hands with it before touching the food; some restaurants leave the towel throughout the meal for you to wipe your hands; others take it away before your sashimi arrives. Either way you’ll get a napkin for your lap. Your wooden chopsticks will come joined at one end; separate them and feel them lengthwise. Rub them together only if you feel splinters. Never rub high quality, smooth chopsticks; you will insult the restaurant if you do. You may eat sushi with your hands or with chopsticks, whatever is more comfortable Use chopsticks to grab… Read More »