Posts Tagged ‘sushi’

international sushi day

International Sushi Day!

June 18th is International Sushi Day! Japanese sushi restaurants usually serve hot mecha to go with the sushi. Next time you are at a sushi restaurant, check out what kind of tea they are serving! Jugetsudo mecha is served at Nimblefish, which is located in Southeast Portland. Check out @nimblefishpdx and their amazing sushi! Nimblefish

eho maki

Eho-Maki (good fortune sushi roll)

Setsubun, the beginning of spring in Japan was February 3rd this year. On the day of setsubun, Japanese eat eho-maki (thick sushi rolls). Eho is the good fortune direction and it varies every year. This year’s eho is south-southeast. We eat the thick sushi roll which preferably contains seven ingredients, facing eho (this year, south-southeast). […]

our best-selling mecha, bud tea

Our Best-Selling Mecha

Mecha (芽茶)is green tea powder made of new buds of tea plant. The baby leaves are packed with a natural umami component called theanine. It has a strong, yet rounded flavor. Many sushi restaurants in Tokyo choose to serve this tea to their customers. Our parent company in Japan sells 30 tons of this tea […]