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1st of November is “Sushi Day“

1st of November is “Sushi Day“

“Sushi Day”, 1st of November.
It was originated from Japanese culture, “Kabuki”.

The program title “Senbonzakura” relating sushi.
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kabuki sushiya

There is a sushi chef whose name is “Yasuke” who is the ancestor of sushi chefs.
It was “November 1st” that the person changed his name to Yasuke as a sushi chef.

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Sushi association decided to call the day “sushi day” since 1961 November, as a sushi event for Sushi restaurants in Japan.

The name “Yasuke” has been very popular as a sushi restaurant name so far.

One of a sushi restaurant in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture,
has the sushi restaurant name “Sushi Komatsu Yasuke(鮨 小松弥助)”.
Ginza kyubei, a chef of a past generation said, ”Best sushi chef of East of Japan is Jiro, West of Japan is Yasuke” as a best sushi chef in Japan.

The “Sushi Komatsu Yasuke”’s sushi master chef is Mr. Kazuo Morita explained about what the restaurant name “Yasuke” means.

Yasuke sushi menu
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“Sushi Komatsu Yasuke” will be closed this November 2015, as his long holiday(we hope he will open again).
Sushi Komatsu Yasuke Japanese blog
Sushi Komatsu Yasuke English blog