Essay - Summary: How Sushi Went Global in This Article on Sushi's...


Copyright Notice

summary: How sushi went global

***** this article on Sushi's global popularity, Bestor has focused not just on sushi al*****e but on Japanese cuisine in general to show how Japan has been influencing American taste. The author first presents am extraordinary auction scene where bluefin tunas are exhibited for potential buyers, most of whom have arrived from Japan to purchase quality tuna. Many will even depart from their home country with bluefin tuna the very next day. The import of tuna from United States to ***** has increased tremendously in last few years, thanks for ever-increasing ***** of Japanese cuisine and demand for high quality fish back home. While Bluefin tuna may sound like an un*****ly item for globalization, it has certainly played a huge role in reversing the glob*****l trends ***** East to West.

Tuna's popularity in Japan is ***** something we should even be discussing since it ***** be taken ***** granted. Fish with rice has always ***** high in ***** and c*****paigns for tuna are run on large scales. There is even a m*****scot which appears ***** Tuna fish advertisements in Japan symboliz*****g the changing trends in tuna's popularity around the globe. On Oct 10, tuna day is commemorated ***** Japan coinciding with the day when Tuna ***** appe*****d in Japanese literature.

While Tuna ***** always been popular ********** Japan, its demand outside ***** ***** home county has ***** a result of slow calculated process that trained western appetites and tastes ***** become more accepting of eastern cuisine. It started after the Second World War, to be very precise even though North ***** readers had *****en introduced to Japanese cooking first time in 1929. However ***** many decades after that, sushi's recipe and ***** fact ***** ***** food recipes were delicately altered to suit the refined tastes of North Americans. Raw ***** on rice was not something ***** be presented to the uninitiated. It was usually replaced with some cooked seafood like shrimps ***** make it more acceptable to the Americans. However things changed in 1970s as global trends changed and Japan ********** a big bus*****ess hub. This coincided with a shift in American ***** ***** they skirted past red meat ***** opted for healthier food like fish, rice and vegetables. New Japanese food outlets appeared ***** American landscape and sushi became a truly glob*****l food.

Japan has thus always been the most eager buyer of tuna. However in 1970s, its fish business suffered due ***** ***** coastal regulations and Japan looked towards foreign suppliers to meet growing demand for fish at home. This led to an increase in imports of tune from USA. But when ********** economy suffered a serious setback, these suppliers did not have to worry about sales. That is because demand for ***** ***** up rapidly in ***** America and US bluef***** industry took *****f in 1990s. Japanese food meanwhile became a symbol of class and sophistication in *****.

The ***** also discusses the whole procedure of how bluefin ***** is caught and

. . . . [END OF RESEARCH PAPER PREVIEW]

Download full paper (and others like it)    |    Order a brand new, custom paper

Other topics that might interest you:

© 2001–2016   |   Essays about Summary: How Sushi Went Global in This Article on Sushi's   |   Term Papers Example