Francesco Cerrato Opens RICE Sushi & Fish in Fiumicino: From Dream to Reality

What was once a dream has turned into a significant reality for Francesco Cerrato when he opened his sushi bar recently in Fiumicino with the support of his wife, Maria Grazia Macri. His passion for cooking had been evident from the time he was young when he was growing up in Salerno. His culinary formation started at the age of 14 in the hotel and … Continue reading Francesco Cerrato Opens RICE Sushi & Fish in Fiumicino: From Dream to Reality

Junsei Sushi Restaurant Opens its 4th Branch in Rome at the Flaminio District

Junsei Sushi Restaurant has opened its 4th branch in Rome at the Flaminio district in Viale del Vignola, 9. Halfway between Piazzale Ponte Milvio and Piazza del Popolo, with a proximity to Auditorium Parco della Musica, MAXXI National Museum and the Teatro Olimpico, the restaurant aims to be a referral point in the neighborhood for both residents and visitors for a dependable choice of Japanese … Continue reading Junsei Sushi Restaurant Opens its 4th Branch in Rome at the Flaminio District

Elements in Rome, Italy: Fusion Sushi by the Champion of Sushi Cup Portugal

Sushi as we come to know it to this present day has been made in Japan since the Edo Period, around 200 years ago. It has been around even much before with a different method of preparation wherein the fish is fermented with rice vinegar, rice and salt, while the rice is discarded afterwards and not consumed. During the Edo Period, the haya-zushi or fast … Continue reading Elements in Rome, Italy: Fusion Sushi by the Champion of Sushi Cup Portugal

Going Authentic at Junsei Restaurant Kaiten Sushi in Rome, Italy

Although Italian gastronomy dominates the restaurant scene in the Rome, a kaleidoscope of choices give broad possibilities on assorted cookeries. However, in a big city like Rome, there is only a sprinkling of good Japanese restaurants serving authentic cuisine. One option in the Testaccio area is Junsei Restaurant where the kaiten sushi (or rotation sushi) plays protagonist. It’s a rotating conveyor belt that moves past … Continue reading Going Authentic at Junsei Restaurant Kaiten Sushi in Rome, Italy

Aka Sushi in Ostia (Rome), Italy

Japanese and Italian cuisines may be worlds apart but there is something that they have in common. The stringent usage of ingredients of superior quality binds both kitchens together. With raw fish, extreme attention is needed in selecting the ingredients and preparing them.  For this reason, there’s no other perfect place for Aka Sushi to find its home in Ristorante Red Fish in the district … Continue reading Aka Sushi in Ostia (Rome), Italy