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George Kao

"The Fundamentals of Ramen Noodles & Soup" by George Kao National Sales Manager, Sun Noodle California Born in Taipei, Taiwan, George Kao moved to the United States to only move back to the Far East to Japan during his childhood years. There, attending an international school right in the middle of Tokyo, Mr. Kao was…
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New Style SAKE: Flavored Nigori & Sparkling Sake

The line-up of Sake at most Japanese restaurants in the US is improving, complete in covering a variety of prefectural regions and grades. And servers are increasingly becoming knowledgeable on flavor profile descriptions and food pairings. And while most guests may prefer traditional types of Sake, there is a growing population of those who have…
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Maguro Tuna Butcher Diagram

For Sushi, tuna is king.  And among the many types, bluefin Kuro Maguro ranks at the top.  However popular, tuna is a very fragile fish, not able to withstand conventional freezing procedure.  Resolution can be found in the revolutionary, advanced super-frozen technology that quickly deep freezes to a -75 degree F, thus preventing cell corrosion…
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Industry Only Premium Sake Tasting

Save the date for INDUSTRY ONLY PREMIUM SAKE TASTING! Featuring 7 labels: [Top Left to Right] Kirin Hizoshu Daiginjo Hakkaisan Kongoshin Junmai Daiginjo [Bottom Left to Right] Tatsuriki Akitsu Junmai Daigijo Tatsuri Yokawa Yoneda Junmai Daingjo Kikusui Kuramitsu Junmai Daiginjo Shimeharitsuru Junmai Ginjo Houou Biden Junmai Daiginjo Nama
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Sake On The Rocks

Sake On The Rocks commenced on July 24, 2015 at JACCC plaza in Little Tokyo. This is Mutual Trading's 9th year of supporting Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC), extending our commitment to the Japanese American community and to Little Tokyo. PHOTO GALLERY [smart-grid row_height="100" style="2"] [gallery ids="3531,3529,3533,3508,3504,3535,3534,3509,3497,3499,3500,3501,3502,3503,3505,3506,3507,3496,3495,3536,3498,3532,3510,3511,3512,3513,3514,3515,3516,3517,3518,3519,3520,3521,3522,3523,3524,3527,3528,3530"] [/smart-grid]
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Amaebi, Unagi, Somen & Tofu

Frozen Amaebi Frozen, sashimi-grade amaebi shrimp. Item Number: 70392-1 (Extra Large) Package: 12/2.2lbs (20-24pcs) Origin: Item Number: 70391-1 (Large) Package: 12/2.2lbs (25-33pcs) Origin:       Frozen Unagi Item Number: 70284 Package: 11 lbs/case Origin:             Somen Item Number: 44392 Package: 9/2.2 lbs Origin: Japan             Yamaki…
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Ramen Salad

The popularity of Ramen has grown tremendously in the US, with ramen shops popping up everywhere. This summer, add refreshing Ramen Salad to your menu! Served over a bed of salad greens and topped with delicious toppings, this low-cal and delicious salad is a guaranteed crowd pleaser. Ramen Salad INGREDIENTS: Frozen Ramen Noodles [Straight #43135…
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Hamo No Yubiki (Blanched Hamo)

INGREDIENTS: Frozen Honekiri Hamo [Item Number: 73960-1], defrosted Bainiku [Item Number: 60823] Shiso leaf, optional DIRECTIONS: Fill a pot with water and bring to a boil. Fill a bowl with water and ice. Blanche Hamo few slices at a time. Once the flesh curls, quickly submerge in ice bath and pat dry with paper towel. On…
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Hamo (Pike Conger)

Hamo or pike conger is a type of sea-water eel. Much like eel, hamo contains fat and is believed to have palate stimulating quality - perfect for hot summer days. Fun Fact: In Kyoto, the famous festival Gion Festival is affectionately coined "Hamo Matsuri". Recipe Suggestion: Hamo No Yubiki (Blanched Hamo)  Hamo Sushi Fried Hamo Hamo Teriyaki…
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