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The Culture of Sushi

A great cuisine has taken different paths in Japan and America, but delivers delights in both
Harvey Steiman
Issue: May 31, 2013

Sushi has been chef Jiro Ono's life for more than 60 years. Now 87 years old, he exemplifies the dedication and single-minded passion for perfection that the craft requires. In Tokyo, where sushi was born and now flourishes, no sushi chef is more venerated. And sushi may appear simple, but there is much more to it than meets the eye. Wine Spectator's Harvey Steiman explains.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 23, 2013.

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