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The Health Benefits of Eating Seaweed

For thousands of years, individuals in Asian cultures have been eating seaweed, and with good reason. Seaweed contains antioxidants, vitamins, calcium, and minerals, many of which are not found in land-grown vegetables. However, one of the best-known…

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Filet Mignon vs. New York Strip

When it comes to steaks, the best cuts you can get come from the Longissimus dorsi and the Psoas major. Commonly referred to as filet mignon or tenderloin, the Psoas major is a pair of shorter muscles that run below the steer’s spine and are the mo…

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4 Ways to Save Room for Dessert at Shogun

Have you ever had the reoccurring issue where you sit down for dinner intending to have dessert afterward only to become so stuffed that you can’t imagine having one more bite of your meal, much less a dessert?

If you have, you’re not alone! F…

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The Differences of Soft Shell Crab, Hard Shell Crab, and Krab

Have you ever noticed similar ingredients that are listed on a menu and wondered what the differences were? For instance, soft shell crab, crab, and krab are all commonly seen ingredients used in many Japanese signature sushi rolls. To help you becom…

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Dine with Us at Shogun for Your Next Date Night

With so many dining options to choose from in Orlando, it can be difficult to decide where to go for your date night. A Japanese restaurant is a great choice for its delicious menu items and signature cocktails in an atmosphere that’s anything but …

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The Emperor – A Shogun Specialty Dish

If you’re a seafood and steak lover, The Emperor gives you the best of both worlds on one plate by including our perfectly cooked lobster tail with the “king of steaks,” the filet mignon. It’s truly an amazing surf ‘n’ turf experience.

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5 Tips for Sushi Beginners

Have you been wanting to try sushi for the first time but are unsure of where to start? Maybe you’ve attempted to eat sushi once or twice before but aren’t entirely sure you like it. No matter what previous sushi situations you may have encounter…

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The Art of Tataki

The word tataki has two meanings when referring to Japanese food. The first meaning is used to describe a piece of beef or fish that is seared on the outside but left raw on the inside.

The style of tataki cooking is thought to have been developed…

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Kaiso Salad

Seaweeds are a crucial part of Japanese cuisine and are used in a variety of dishes such as soups, sushi, and salads. The word seaweed refers to a variety of species and is divided into three different Phylum: Rhodophyta (red), Chlorophyta (brown), a…

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Octopus vs. Calamari – What’s the Difference?

Octopus and Calamari live in salt water from the tropics to temperate zones. Like clams and oysters, octopus and calamari are mollusks (invertebrate sea creatures), classified as cephalopods, meaning “head-footed.” The ”arms,“ are connected t…

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