How To Eat Sushi

Salmon Sushi

Nigiri – Sake (salmon). Mmmmm, my favorite!

I photographed this piece of sushi at Clem & Ursie’s in Provincetown, MA, moments before devouring it.

Though there are 3 basic types of Sushi — Chirashi, Maki, and Nigiri — the most well-known form of sushi is oval-shaped or Nigiri, made with sushi rice (seasoned with a sweet vinegar mixture), various raw fish (salmon, tuna, squid, shrimp, octopus, etc.) and wasabi (japanese horseradish).

Eating sushi correctly is an exercise in manners, logistics and tradition; as illustrated in this how-to-eat-sushi video:

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