Definition of sushi
: cold rice dressed with vinegar, formed into any of various shapes, and garnished especially with bits of raw seafood or vegetables
Recent Examples of sushi from the Web
Financial District, $$$ Hiroyuki Naruke specializes in a profound style of sushi rarely seen stateside.
Her outfit was prompted by a sushi run in her hometown of Calabasas, California on Thursday, according to the Daily Mail.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is implementing a new lottery system for licenses to fish for baby eels, which are worth more than $1,000 per pound on the worldwide sushi market.
One of New York’s first sushi restaurants from Los Angeles, Sushi Zo in Greenwich Village, has opened a compact Midtown Manhattan branch with just nine seats for a $250 omakase: 127 East 39th Street, 917-265-8054, sushizo.us.
Food offered is a buffet of pasta, kosher pizza, salads, sushi and wine.
Full- and part-time positions to be filled include kitchen and service management, line cooks, prep cooks, sushi cooks, servers, bussers, dishwashers and bartenders.
Keep in mind that Porto Heli got its first—and very good—stand-alone sushi restaurant, Hippocampus, just last year.
Of course, there were traditional Japanese options such as a bento box with rice, noodles and sushi.
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Origin and Etymology of sushi
First Known Use: 1893See Words from the same year
SUSHI Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of sushi for English Language Learners
: a Japanese dish of cold cooked rice shaped in small cakes and topped or wrapped with other ingredients (such as pieces of raw fish)
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