1. Know The Etiquette: How Sushi is Eaten

    Sushi may feel like a popular food fad in America, but in Japan, this subset of food preparation is centuries old and steeped in tradition. If you’re new to sushi (or just want to learn more), there are a few etiquette rules to follow that differ from your average restaurant. Follow these easy guidelines the next time you go out for sushi.   Seating Choices In many sushi restaurants, there will…Read More

  2. Treat Mom to Sushi for Mother’s Day

    Mother’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to treat your Mom to a special day in recognition for all she does for you and your family. Think back to last Mother’s Day. It was a while ago, we know, but hopefully you can remember what you did to give your mom a special day. Maybe you brought home an abundant bouquet of bright flowers for her to enjoy. Or maybe you chose a mo…Read More

  3. Sushi That’s Pregnancy Safe

    Pregnancy cravings are a big deal, no matter how much they’re teased in popular culture. Pickles and ice cream may sound bizarre, but when baby starts demanding that specific combination, it might not sound quite so weird. Often, a body’s cravings are a way of replacing nutrients or minerals you may not be getting enough of, so it can be very important to listen to what your body is saying. Ho…Read More

  4. Create Holiday Traditions With Sushi Joa

    As the holiday season approaches, there will be parties and get-togethers nearly every weekend and even during the week! Between work, your other weekly commitments, and ferrying your kids to their usual activities, those parties just compound the crazy. All the bustle can make it hard to enjoy time together. We at Sushi Joa understand how important family is, especially during the holidays. You d…Read More

  5. The History of Sushi

    Have you ever wondered where sushi originated? The art of sushi began long ago in Southeast Asia and spread to Japan around the 8th century. Originally, it was a way to preserve fish. The fish used to be wrapped in fermented rice which could preserve the meat for months. After the fish had been successfully preserved and used, they would throw the rice away! In the Edo period (between 1603 and 186…Read More

  6. Sushi Favorites For Spring

    While sushi is easy to enjoy every season throughout the year, there are different types of fish and sushi that come into season throughout the year. Just so that you can get the absolute most out of these delectable dishes while the fish is fresh and in season, we’re going to provide you with a few of the types of sushi as well as some of the fish, that are going to be in season this spring. Sp…Read More

  7. What Is Sake?

    When you get the chance to dine at Sushi Joa, and enjoy our Japanese cuisine, you can guarantee that we’ll ask if you’d like some sake with your meal. Don’t worry if you haven’t heard of it before, there are plenty of people who haven’t enjoyed sake with their meal, but the truth is you’re missing out. Our family wants to make sure that you enjoy your next meal by teaching you a little…Read More

  8. Family Recipes Served To You

    Sushi has been around for ages, starting in Asia and making its way to Japan, folktales and legends tell of the origin of sushi. In an ancient Japanese wives’ tale, an elderly woman had to hide her pots of rice so that thieves wouldn’t steal them. As time went on she noticed that the rice had begun to ferment. Scraps of fish from the osprey’s meal had mixed into the rice, but it made a delic…Read More