Posts Tagged ‘Trevor Corson’

Trevor Corson on How to Properly Eat Sushi

A couple of years ago, Y&H had the pleasure of sitting down over sushi with Trevor Corson, author of The Story of Sushi. He taught me all about the fine art of nikiri sauces. In this short vid, he'll teach you how not to look like a tourist when visiting a sushi house. Take a […]

Once and For All, Makoto Does Not Specialize in Kaiseki Cuisine

This is embarrassing — for Y&H and for many other sources that have consistently equated the dishes served at Makoto to the more formal kaiseki dining found in Japan. I spoke with Michiko Lecuyer, a manager at Makoto, who assured me that the tiny Palisades restaurant does not specialize in kaiseki. Rather, Lecuyer says after […]

Corson Argues that American Chefs Are Putting the Tradition and Fun Back in Sushi

Trevor Corson, the self-proclaimed sushi concierge who gave me a lesson in nikiri sauce last summer, is all over The Atlantic these days, arguing that American chefs, not Japanese, will be the ones to provide us with an authentic sushi experience like you can find back in Japan. Corson's examples may be few — too […]

Don’t Ever Piss Off a Sushi Chef in Traffic

That would be the lesson learned from a recent incident of road rage on the West Shore Expressway in Staten Island. A NYPD highway patrolman had to separate two sparring motorists, according to a New York Daily News article, but not before Yao Zhou, a sushi chef packing metal, carved up Jack Zaiback's face like […]