How Master Sushi Chef Seiji Kumagawa Uses Modern Technology to Upgrade his Hawai’i Omakase — Omakase

– [Seiji] Omakase, this word spread out many different corner of the US. However, imagine that this word of Omakase forty years ago, nobody knew it. By now, many people, they understand. My grand master, he just said to the customer, “You say, give me this, give me that, instead of that, just trust me.” […]

How Fishermen Are Fighting to Control the Asian Carp Population — How to Make It

– This is How to Make It and we’re fishing Asian Carp today. Just north of Peoria on the Illinois River, this fish was introduced to help control weeds and parasites. But today it’s one of the most invasive species threatening the Great Lakes. Fishermen have spearheaded efforts to catch them for consumption and today […]

New York’s Best New Pastrami Is Made with Fish Sauce — Prime Time

– [Will] Oh, Oh, Oh! – [Brent] Yeah! (laughing) – [Ben] That was really good too. – So Pastrami’s everywhere in New York. Turns out though, not many places actually make their own. The whole thing is highly inconvenient. You gotta brine it, you gotta smoke it, you gotta steam it. It takes a week […]

Fish and Chips with Mushy Peas Might Be The Most English Meal Ever — Dining on a Dime

– Alright, what do you think of when you think of classic English food? Well, I think of fish and chips, and so right now we’re here in Notting Hill at just a little bit west of Hyde Park, and we’re gonna go to The Fish House where they serve some really excellent fish and […]

How Sea Urchin (Uni) Is Processed Commercially — How to Make It

(chopping sounds) – This is really therapeutic. (laughs) (upbeat techno music) I’ve used uni all throughout my career. It’s basically umami that’s already created for you. It’s also called fish butter, butter of the sea. Nowadays, you don’t see it just plopped on sushi. The possibilities are endless. I receive it in a very expensive […]

Chef Nobu Yamazaki Turned His Family’s Izakaya Into a Michelin-Starred Sushi Counter — Omakase

– Somehow the word artist adds a different meaning for me. Craftsman is, you have the skill to make something better than most people. You are specializing [in] that one thing. I like to be a craftsman more than the artist. Irasshaimase. (Welcome) (orchestral music) I went to the art school here in D.C. and […]