Definition of sashimi
: a Japanese dish of thinly sliced raw fish
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Vancouver’s sushi scene has come a long way since the days of seaweed- and sashimi-fearing diners.
There are soups, salads, cold and hot plates, a raw bar, fresh fish, sushi, sashimi and nigiri and a few plated entrees of chicken, beef, pork and duck for landlubbers.
Fans will miss the Singapore-style spicy crab, the Noodles alla Johnny and The Boxer, a yellowtail sashimi dish designed as an ode to Southeast Portland's short-lived Boxer Sushi.
Fans of Nipponese cuisine can order fun fusion rolls, maki rolls, sashimi and other sushi offerings.
Menu price range: appetizers and salads $6-$13; sushi and sashimi items $6-$22; burgers, sandwiches and entrées $8-$28.
Seafood is fried, baked, steamed, marinated as ceviche in tangy citrus and cut sashimi-style into raw tiradito.
The menu will offer an array of seafood options, including maki, nigiri, sashimi and poke, as well as other non-fish, Asian-inspired options.
I’ve seen pizza topped with sashimi, carnitas and cubes of lamb that would normally be on a shish.
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Origin and Etymology of sashimi
First Known Use: 1879See Words from the same year
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Definition of sashimi for English Language Learners
: a Japanese food made of thinly sliced raw fish
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