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“Rice, raw fish and seaweed” – Molly Ringwald’s description of her ridiculously elegant lunch in The Breakfast Club seemed mind-blowingly exotic for 1985. In 2016 though, sushi is a mainstay of the international restaurant circuit. From no-frills, Japanese hole-in-the-walls, to clean lined, modern lunch spots, to five-star decadence, we now have it all.
This abundance of fresh fish offerings is not all good news though. Our main problem has gone from a look of disgust when we mention sushi (à la John Bender) to an argument about where does the best hand rolls.
Where do you go when Itsu just isn’t enough? We’ve narrowed down our favourite places to find authentic maki, butter soft sashimi and just-out-the-fryer tempura.