How-To: Eat Sushi with Naomichi Yasuda

If you've been using chopsticks to pick up sushi rolls, you're doing it all wrong. Let Tokyo sushi master Naomichi Yasuda teach you the dos and don'ts of eating sushi.


Why You Get Off on Torturing Yourself With Chilis

It turns out that we are physiologically and psychologically predisposed to sadomasochistic dining tendencies.


If You're Going Bald, Consider Rubbing Wasabi on Your Head

Apparently, that's what they're doing in Japan.


Behold the Sushi-Making Robot of the Future

Robots have already changed our relationship with food pretty drastically. But what about more soigné crafts like sushi-making? Well, actually, there’s a robot for that, too.


Britain's Only Wasabi Farm Will Make You Rethink Your Sushi Condiments

Wasabi is one of the most expensive vegetables in the world and takes months to mature, but a Hampshire farm is growing the root commercially for the first time in the UK—and it’s a world away from that green supermarket paste.


Why You Shouldn't Need Soy Sauce on Your Sushi

Check out the gorgeous menu from Ichi Sushi chef/owner Tim Archuleta's omakase dinner, and learn why you shouldn't always smother sushi in shoyu and wasabi.


Wasabi Could Be the Key to the Next Great Painkiller

Scientists are hoping that a detailed map of the pain receptor associated with wasabi and horseradish can help them design better analgesic medicine.


This Icelandic Chef Has Use for Your Marijuana Grow Lights

In the dead of winter, greenhouses are Iceland's only hope for growing fresh produce. While they are warmed with geothermal energy, greenhouse grow lights are expensive, essential tools for success. One chef thinks former marijuana growers could help...


Escort Services and Sushi Dicks

Here is the first installment of Mish Way's new advice column. To get us started, Mish takes a close look at the ups and downs of selling your body, as well as the possible health benefits of spreading wasabi on a ball sack.