Donburi – Japanese Rice Bowl: A Comprehensive Guide

The donburi (丼) has long become a staple of Japanese restaurants and households. On the surface, the don is a simple dish. It oftens consists of meat, fish, vegetables, and other ingredients simmered in a sauce, which is then served on a bed of sushi rice for the customer to enjoy. However, the history ofContinue reading “Donburi – Japanese Rice Bowl: A Comprehensive Guide”

What is Omakase (おまかせ)

Omakase (おまかせ) is used in Japanese restaurants when the Guest leaves it up to the Chef to serve as he desires. Directly translated from Japanese, it means “respectfully I leave it up to you to decide”. It is an expression of your trust in the sushi chef. In an omakase, the Chef will prepare aContinue reading “What is Omakase (おまかせ)”

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