There is nothing on this Earth that I adore more than sushi, or just about any seafood prepared in the tradition of the land of the rising sun. In fact, I have two theories on the matter: that 1) raw, fresh fish is a perfect thing in itself, and, like the paradise of Christian lore, can only be spoiled by human meddling; and that 2) raw, fresh fish is a perfect thing that can, in fact, be improved far beyond the bloodless illusion of the ideal, through the addition of seasonings, the combination of ingredients, the use of heat, black magic, side orders of... More >>>