Guide to Sushi and Sake (with travel section on Tokyo, Japan)

Food guides for the ultra curious, Approach Guides explore local cuisines to help you discover new culinary experiences around the world.

This Approach Guide was designed to serve as a valuable on-the-go resource for all of your sushi and sake experiences at home and abroad.

What’s in this guidebook:

* Quick reference sushi list. We describe the basic types of sushi and offer a quick reference list of over 65 of the most frequently encountered menu items, from ahi (yellowfin tuna) to warasa (wild yellowtail), each with a detailed description.

* Tuna primer. To help with your most important sushi choice of all, we profile the five primary tuna species and the basic sushi cuts (akami, chutoro and otoro).

* Japan tips. We provide the basics on sushi protocol in Japan. Further, for Tokyo-bound travelers, we include tips and a map for touring its world-famous Tsukiji fish market.

* A sake guide. Finally, as no sushi meal is complete without its perfect accompaniment, we have also included a guide to Japanese sake that will help you make more informed choices.

* Information the way you like it. As with all of our guides, this book is optimized for intuitive, quick navigation on your mobile device; information is organized into bullet points to make absorption easy; and links are provided to the best online resources.


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