Japanese Drinking Etiquette

Social drinking is as big in Japan as it is in the States, if not more so. It’s also a custom that is richly entangled with ancient tradition. So, if you find yourself in the company of Japanese friends at our Bothell restaurant, try keeping the following etiquette in mind: One of the customs that […]

The Superior Salad of the Sea

When a country has easier access to ocean than farmland, it tends to reap the bounty of the sea more than other nations. Countries like Japan have therefore known the value of a good seaweed for thousands of years. To this day, the Japanese kelp known as nori remains an integral part of Japanese cuisine, […]

The Creamy Scallop Roll

Try the creamy scallop roll at our Bothell Japanese restaurant for a meat that has a light, pleasing taste to appeal to even those who are not fans of “fishier” seafoods. If you’re not a big fan of fish, then, and you still want to benefit from the great health benefits offered by seafood, let […]

Tamago: the Japanese Omelette

Not all sushi is made out of fish. One classic example of fish-free sushi is the tamago nigiri. You can find this selection at pretty much any place that serves sushi, our Bothell Japanese restaurant included. A significant part of the sushi art, it has historically been believed that a good tamago is one of […]

High-Energy Udon!

Japanese wheat-based noodles, including the udon we serve at our Japanese restaurant in Bothell, are a low-fat and high-protein source of quick energy. This is because they contain a healthy dose of carbohydrates that are at a moderate glycemic index, which means that they are able to provide you with long-lasting energy with only a […]