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Raw Pleasures: A guide to sushi, the "aristocrat of fast food," with sushi bar reviews

Issue: April 30, 1996

April 30, 1996 Raw Pleasures A guide to sushi, the "aristocrat of fast food," with sushi bar reviews By Harvey Steiman Let's clear up something right at the top. Sushi is not raw fish. Sushi is the rice, a particular preparation of medium-grain rice, firm but not crunchy, just sticky enough to hold together, delicately laced with the flavors of rice vinegar, rice wine and a touch of sugar.

For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands April 30, 1996.

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