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Mori Dreams of Rice

I recently sat down with Morihiro “Mori” Onodera to learn more about his passion for rice. I’d heard that he polished his rice daily, and my first thought was this guy is either crazy or a genius. I guess the difference is that genius has a payoff: Not only did Mori have a paycheck, he [...]

Maneki Neko

When you visit LUXE, you will see two beat up maneki neko by the front door and the cashier. Maneki neko, known as lucky cats, originate from Japan and supposedly bring luck to businesses. If the left hand is raised, the cat is beckoning customers. If the right hand is raised, it is trying to [...]

Gyotaku Master Class: Learning the Art of Fish Printing

How did Japanese fishermen record their trophy catches centuries ago when there was no camera? In comes Gyotaku: the art of fish printing. It was a smart way to “photograph” the catch and eat it at the same time. Art is often inspired by nature. Look at Gaudi who drew much of his architectural inspiration [...]

Fish Tacos @luxeseafood

At LUXE we assume our staff knows how to cook fish because we talk about fish 24hr/7 and work with chefs daily on their menus. However, to witness this in action was another story. We had some leftover halibut filets and what did we do? Our sword hand (guy behind all those killer knife skill videos) [...]