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Sushi is indeed one of the most famous Japanese dishes out there in any restaurant. The name Sushi is well known to be among some of the best healthy food choices. Sushi nutrition typically varies depending on your order when you go to the best sushi bar in Queens, NY, i.e., Kosher Mezze. That was a short intro of sushi's reputation, but how well do you actually know how to eat it?
This article will share our very best Chefs thoughts on the best way to enjoy the famous seafood dish.


SUSHI NUTRITION FACTS

The below-mentioned nutrition stats are only for four pieces of a spicy tuna roll of 130g.
  • Calories: 140
  • Fat: 2g
  • Sodium: 105mg
  • Carbohydrates: 23g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Protein: 7g


Though our Chef probably offered these tips with fancy nigiri sushi (aka, sushi consisting of a slice of raw fish served on a bed of rice) in mind, you could also try them out with your next meal for a more mindful, culturally "authentic" experience that respects the cuisine's roots.


  1. CONSUME YOUR SUSHI PIECES IN ONE BITE

Each bite of sushi is cooked to encapsulate the absolute balance of various flavors & textures. Consuming it in many bites would almost be like deconstructing the whole sushi meal into individual ingredients. Chefs at Kosher Mezze recommends, don't do that.


  1. DON'T MIX WASABI AND SOY SAUCE

Because a great piece of sushi dish should already have a dab of wasabi tucked under the fish part. According to our well experienced Chefs, a chef who actually knows what he is asked to serve should learn to use the perfect amount of wasabi in every piece. As our chefs instruct, "More wasabi, more fat."


  1. DON'T EVER DUNK A PIECE OF SUSHI IN SOY SAUCE RICE-SIDE DOWN

The ideal sushi rice must have adequate stickiness to support its rectangular structure. Still, it would not be so hard that it holds up to a soy sauce dunk. 


  1. DON'T HESITATE TO UTILIZE YOUR HANDS

If you are not comfortable with chopsticks, feel free to utilize your hands! Simply make sure that your hands are clean before you dig in.


  1. DO NOT PAIR YOUR SUSHI WITH GINGER

The ginger you are served with sushi dish is intended to be a palette cleanser you consume between courses & definitely, not a kind of extra garnishing stuff you pile on top of your meal.


Tip :- And always feel free to eat your sushi with a nice cup of sake.


At Kosher Mezze, the best sushi restaurant in Queens, NY, you can choose between sushi, nigiri, rolls, or sashimi in addition to other menu items.
  • Sushi is a kind of raw fish dish served with vinegar-flavored rice, mixed vegetables, or other garnishes. Salmon & tuna are ubiquitous on sushi menus. Both varieties of fish offer health benefits because they are excellent sources of healthy fat.
  • Nigiri sushi is a small slice of fish served on top of the rice, often combined with wasabi.
  • Sushi rolls are typically made from tempura or very well-cooked fish(not always). Each roll includes several sliced portions of the sushi dish.
  • Sashimi is raw fish (no rice or any other ingredients)

At our restaurant, four pieces of sushi would be enough to satisfy your hunger at mealtime. Most sushi rolls provide 5 to 7 pieces of sushi. 

Since sushi preparation varies from chefs to chefs & customer's preferences, it's best to ask your server for the healthiest options. Your best bet at Kosher Mezze could be sashimi or nigiri. These options are not likely to carry any sort of fatty ingredients.

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Sushi is generally known as a staple rice dish of Japanese cuisine, prepared with cooked rice flavored with vinegar & multiple vegetables, eggs, raw seafood is beautifully garnished & served cold.
Sushi(the dish) first reached New York City in 1963. The newfound fame of the unique cuisine, along with an elevated boom of Japanese emigrants to the NYC area in the '1970s & '1980s, led to an outburst of sushi restaurants in NYC that continues today & hence we at Mezze Restaurant are at your service to win your hearts with some of the most delicious sushi dishes.


Sushi brings the world together & unites it in the love of fancy fish. All right, that might sound like an exaggeration, but sushi does have a tremendous global appeal. Restaurants that serve excellent sushi enjoy undeniable celebrity attention & with some big-name restaurants prominent in the culinary spotlight. 

Until recently, we, including all the New Yorkers, have missed out on one of the most delicious bowls loaded with different kinds of sushi recipes because of some reasons, but our wait is over! Mezze Restaurant, a kosher restaurant in Queens, NY, has finally opened its New York outpost! You can see what all the buzz is about at https://www.koshermezze.com/sushi-menu. Our catering department, City Roots, leads our forward-thinking culinary view to NYC's events with full-service & drop-off special catering services for any type of occasion.

Sushi is famous worldwide, but that doesn't mean everyone understands what this dish technically is. For those who might not be familiar with the dish, sushi doesn't always express raw fish. Instead, raw fish - sashimi in Japanese - is the most popular ingredient in sushi. The term sushi refers to foods that use rice seasoned with vinegar & are garnished with raw fish or vegetables. The sushi rolls(aka as maki) you may be thinking of are just one of many sushi types.

If you're traveling to New York or want to learn more about the cuisine, the best thing to do is to read this article & prepare your taste buds for some true Japanese delicacies.

SO... WHAT ACTUALLY IS SUSHI?

It is raw fish, a star dish of Japanese cuisine for most people, but is it that simple? Not at all. Sushi is actually a method to make rice, not raw fish, with some accompaniment. In fact, we should be saying that sushi always carries rice.

Sushi is one of the most famous Japanese dishes outside of Japan & the most well-known & liked among Japanese, who relish sushi on special occasions. It was evolved outside that country, influenced by different Western cultures, especially in the USA. That is why many kinds of sushi denominate the USA's localities (California roll, New York roll, etc.)

The name of sushi is a generic name of different types, combinations of ingredients & forms of typical Japanese food, and basically made from Japanese type rice and other seafood (fresh fish, prawns, seaweed, etc.) vegetables.

DO YOU LOVE SUSHI?

Are you ready to love sushi even more? As if you needed more reasons to love sushi, today you're going to tell you the 5 benefits of sushi that will make you fall 5 times more in love. Sushi is healthier for you in many ways than you can imagine. Get out your chopsticks & keep reading.

  1. Helps You Manage Your Weight

  2. Full of Antioxidants

  3. Rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids

  4. Speeds Up Muscle Repair

  5. Ups Your Immunity


One Bite & You'll Surely Taste the Gains of Sushi. What did we tell you? After reading the gains, are you even more in love now? If you have not had any kind of sushi dish yet & in case if you want to get some this week? If Yes! Simply call us or visit one of the best sushi restaurants in NYC.


WHERE TO GET AUTHENTIC JAPANESE SUSHI?

Sushi is probably Japan's most famous dish & thus can be a bit expensive. With Mezze Restaurant, you can very easily order a set of sushi at a fixed price, which comes in handy for group outings, or you can order your favorite sushi pieces as you eat your meal. 

Our diverse options are kosher certified & packed with robust flavor & superior ingredients. On the menu, you’ll find globally-inspired dishes that will leave a lasting impact on both your palette & the planet. We are located in 100-18 Queens Blvd, NY & offer a full-service dining experience along with takeout & delivery.

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