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15 September 2006
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20.37 x 23.06 x 0.71 CM
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From world famous sushi to fatally attractive fugu, it's all explained and pictured in this sketchbook of beautiful full-color illustrations and hand-lettered text, as author and artist Betty Reynolds shares her delight in the wonderful world of Japanese food.
For the first-time visitor or gourmet alike, "Squeamish About Sushi" is and entertaining guide to the pleasures and pitfalls of dining in Japan, with clues and hints not found in the usual guides to eating out.
Whether it's the technique for holding chopsticks or the etiquette of slurping soup, "Squeamish About Sushi" assures the bewildered, and includes mini-lessons on how to read the curtain at the entrance, the menu on the wall, and even the signs on the restroom doors.
Just as Japanese food is as pleasing to see as it is to eat, so "Squeamish About Sushi" is not just a guide but a visual feast as well.