The winter is settling in, the waters are colder the fish swim deeper. The tuna is favored by so many sushi lovers, it is the pinnacle of all sushi. Their powerful, crescent-shaped tails power them up to 70 kilometers per hour. Their voracious appetite and varied diet pushes their average size to a 2+ meters and 250 kilograms.
While most Americans start their sushi journey with California rolls, mainstream emergence of this Asian cuisine means that more versions are available nearly anywhere, except when served in intimate corners in Tokyo.
The two fish are, “otoro” and “akami”, they are opposites and both equally delicious. This photograph is one of my favorite pictures depicting the sushi of my close friend and grand chef, Mr. T.