All posts tagged: Jiro Dreams of Sushi

|Review| Gatten Sushi

I am inspired to write this post because I began watching Jiro Dreams of Sushi this morning and realized I hadn’t yet posted my sushi review from last weekend. More on the documentary below if you’re interested. Expats find it very difficult to find decent sushi in Korea. It seems so strange. Geographically we are a hop, skip and a jump to Japan. Japanese people come and own restaurants here, even with the cloud of tension that still hangs in the air between the two nationalities in the older generations. But, to find sushi that hasn’t been mucked up by “Korean” tastes it very challenging. Sorry, Korea, I don’t mean to be so insulting to your tastes all the time. But, there’s only so much mayo, pickled things and other condiments that one person can take. It’s bad when added to Western food en masse and even worse when added to something that should be as simple as sushi. But, Gatten Sushi, a Japanese franchise with a restaurant located in Gangnam has a fairly good selection …