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Tiny Sushi Is A Big Hit At Tokyo Restaurant

NPR
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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The sushi is so small customers might need tweezers rather than chopsticks to eat it. That's because the sushi is made with a single grain of rice. It started out as a joke but customers loved it.

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RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. The sushi at No Hatchi Restaurant in Tokyo packs a big flavor, but it's so small customers might need tweezers rather than chopsticks to eat it. That's because the sushi is made with a single grain of rice. The restaurant's chef told Reuters that his miniature sushi started as a joke and then it became a hit. Radish and chili give the teensy pieces a bit - even though they're gone in a bite.

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