sashimi

noun
sa·​shi·​mi | \ ˈsä-shə-mē How to pronounce sashimi (audio) , sä-ˈshē-\

Definition of sashimi

: a Japanese dish of thinly sliced raw fish

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Rolls, sashimi, and the like can be ordered à la carte, but any Bostonian foodie worth their weight in salt knows that its omakase menu or bust here. Todd Plummer, Condé Nast Traveler, "18 Best Restaurants in Boston," 16 July 2018 Dishes include a smoked duck dashi soup with pine, roasted pumpkin topped in homemade ricotta and kombu algae, and yellowtail sashimi marinated in soy, ginger, and lemony yuzu. Michaela Trimble, Vogue, "An Insider’s Guide to the Little Tokyo of Mexico City," 23 Jan. 2019 Alternately, grab sashimi and tapas in the hotel’s Green T Sushi Bar (7 Plaza de las Cortes, marriott.com). William Sertl, WSJ, "Brief, Breezy and Foolproof Itineraries to 6 European Cities," 16 Jan. 2019 SuperStar Virgo alone offers the restaurant Silk Road, for classic Chinese favorites, and Samurai for Japanese specialties like sushi, sashimi, and teppanyaki. Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Cruise Lines in the World: 2018 Readers' Choice Awards," 9 Oct. 2018 The 30-dish tasting menu is a series of otsumami small plates interspersed with sashimi and nigiri courses. Melinda Joe, Condé Nast Traveler, "22 Best Places for Sushi in Tokyo," 27 Feb. 2018 Because Japan is an archipelago—a chain of four main and about 3,000 smaller islands along the Asian Pacific coast—the Japanese eat a fish-heavy diet, with unique raw preparations: sushi and sashimi. Francine Maroukian, Popular Mechanics, "How To Buy Kitchen Knives Like a Pro," 24 Oct. 2018 Here, Puglisi conjures dishes that push the limits of flavor, like dried yellow beet sashimi with elderflower. Bon Appetit, "City Guides," 18 June 2018 Tuna sashimi comes on tekka don, named for the gambling dens (tekkaba) where it was served from the mid-1600s to the early 1900s. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Here's where to get a poké bowl in Indianapolis, including 5 new restaurants," 31 May 2018

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First Known Use of sashimi

1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sashimi

Japanese

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sashimi

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sashimi

: a Japanese food made of thinly sliced raw fish

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