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Hanaya Yohei

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The Inventor of Sushi
Yohei Hanaya (1799 to 1858) gets credit as nigiri zushi's inventor—even Japan's largest vinegar maker, Mizkan, calls him the “father” of sushi. (Though, as Nihombashi Tokyo points out, there were other nigiri-zushi chefs at that time.
Hanaya Yohei, father of nigiri
Sushi is the symbol of Japanese food worldwide. And the most iconic, most familiar, style of sushi is known as nigiri. Credit Hanaya Yohei, a 19th-century sushi chef, for its popularity.
Sushi: storia e curiositá di uno dei cibi piú famosi del mondo
Hanaya Yohei, un ristoratore locale, si mise a servire piccolo bocconcini di pesce e riso e da allora iniziarono a diffondere dei veri e propri chioschetti di strada dove ognuno forniva la sua personale versione del sushi.
The best sushi restaurants in America
Eventually fermentation was done away with altogether, and the rice was treated with vinegar instead (the classic written form of the word sushi meant “sour-tasting”).
After hours: Hanaya Yohei, Fussa, Japan
With pages and pages of traditional Japanese dishes to choose from, Hanaya Yohei is sure to satisfy those looking for anything from sushi to soba.

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