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Posts from ‘February, 2010’

$25 for $50 Worth of Sushi at Kyu Sushi

Here’s a great deal for the sushi aficionado (and price conscious shopper) via Groupon: for a limited time you can get $25 off your meal at Kyu Sushi if you spend $50 or more. Chicago Tiger Sushi has never been to Kyu, so we can’t recommend (or not recommend) them as a restaurant, but 50% off […]

Extended Shelf Life for Sushi

With ‘fast food’ sushi being increasingly sold in grocery and convenience stores, naturally stores would want sushi to have a good shelf life in order to minimize discarding unsold sushi that is past it’s expiration date. Hefestus Ltd. developed a way to extend the shelf life of fresh sushi with custom-made top-sealing packaging machines. Read more about it in this Food Magazine […]

Sushi with a Twist

Mark’s Daily Apple, a ‘primal lifestyle’ website, features a recipe for modified sushi: one that uses sliced meat, such as roast beef, instead of rice. Check out the recipe and final result here.

Duane Reade Sushi

Duane Reade, for Chicagoans unfamiliar with the name, is a New York chain drug store, much like Walgreens or CVS in Chicago. Although here, Duane Reade announces that they have “accepted an offer to become part of Walgreens.” In any case, Chicago Tiger Sushi reported that 7-Eleven stores have carried sushi and now Duane Reade joined […]

5-in-1 Sushi Maker Sushi Master Plus

Chicago Tiger Sushi recently came across the 5-in-1 Sushi Maker Sushi Master Plus (and no, not in a 3AM infomercial shown after South Park reruns) and wanted to share the product with it’s readers. This device assists in easy sushi preparation at home, including making heart-shaped sushi – just in time for Valentine’s Day. It can be directly bought from […]

Raw Food Goes to the Dogs

In an online article, Trendhunter Magazine highlights specialty stores that feature raw food sushi bars for pets, such as:  Dog Sushi in Austin Pussy & Pooch’s ‘Pawbar’ in Los Angeles

Wasabi Smoke Alarm

To warn deaf people of fire, scientists in Japan developed a smoke detector that puffs a wasabi scent instead of sounding an alarm. So, if the smell of fire won’t wake your senses, the wasabi scent is said to wake you in two and a half minutes. Source: Newslite