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How Sushi Became Popular in the United StatesSushi has been embraced by Americans and disintegrated as a favorite dish. The history of how this Japanese food made its way into American culture is an interesting story.
Japanese Culture on Eating AloneIn Japanese culture, the stigma of eating alone that we experience is not a thing. Rather than feeling embarrassed or lonely while eating alone in public, Japanese people value solo dining, as it allows them quality alone time to enjoy their food!
Kaiten-Sushi: Japanese Sushi Conveyor BeltTypically we don’t think of sushi as fast food, but if you place it on a conveyor belt in Japan, it becomes it! “kaiten -zushi” in Japanese translates to “rotating sushi,” and was invented so customers could be served quicker without the use of servers.
Top 5 Americanized Sushi RollsWhile Sushi may be considered a well-recieved Japanese import, once it made its way into the United States, there have definitely been changes made. Here are five sushi rolls that are Americanized and not traditional to Japan.