10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sushi from 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sushi

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sushi

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sushi

It’s hard to believe that as recently as 25 years ago, sushi was still considered by many Americans to be an exotic delicacy, one too strange and outside-the-box to pay much attention to. The seemingly simple pairing of raw fish and rice was the domain of the adventurous and the very rich, the ones who were looking to impress. Today, however, there are sushi restaurants of just about every stripe across America, from hole-in-the-wall places turning out serviceable California rolls and tuna sashimi to sprawling emporiums run by internationally renowned chefs, from corner neighborhood favorites to upscale counters that might as well be temples to fish and rice. But even if you’re a sushi fanatic, we bet that there are some things you didn’t know about this deceptively simple food.