Getting mercury poisoning so you don't have to
A tiny, undisturbed gem
The Chicago sushi scene gets a much-needed shot in the arm
The since-closed temaki hotel bar
A banger sushiya in a strip mall is classic southern California.
Crown Heights’ star sushiya shines
As professional as the office building it sits inside
A sushiya inside another restaurant is sushi inception
My favourite neighborhood in New York gets a worthy sushiya
A temaki passion product delivers
A top-tier North American sushi experience
Can I interest you in a slice of raw lemon on your nigiri?
A gone-too-soon sushi frontier
Descend the stairs into a sushi speakeasy
A renowned Montreal sushiya makes up for a terrible hockey team
About

The Sushi Legend is a passion project, borne from an unhealthy amount of time/money/battery spent digesting sushi both literally (through eating) and figuratively (through, uh, books). Ever since my mom brought me my first futomaki as an after school snack – I can still taste the fridge-hardened rice – I’ve been fascinated by a craft that is simultaneously simple and complex, both built on tradition and driven by modernity.

The name is driven from a desire to profile the legends of the sushi world. Apart from being a creative outlet, this blog is a testament to those itamae, as well as my love for sushi. I love the harmony of the shari and neta, I love experiencing different interpretations, but most of all, I enjoy how difficult it is to fake. My hope is that readers will use these words to share in my love for one of Japan’s greatest cultural gifts. Or at the very least, realize that the internet has now become a place for anyone to write anything that they want.

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