Succinct yet comprehensive, this little jewel of a book takes you through the seasonal offerings at Ono's famed restaurant, Sukiyabashi Jiro. Descriptions of each type of sushi, featuring commentary from master Ono, are accompanied by beautiful full-page photography. You'll learn the seasons in which the sushi is best served, the correct methods of eating it with either fingers or chopsticks, and how and when to use condiments. Small, portable, and stylish, Sushi: Jiro Gastronomy is the distillation of a lifetime's worth of knowledge and a great gift for sushi lovers everywhere.
Jiro Ono is the chef and owner of the Michelin three-starred restaurant Sushi Sukiyabashi Jiro in Tokyo. Born in Shizuoka Prefecture on the coast of Japan, master Ono began apprenticing at a young age. In 1965 he opened Sushi Sukiyabashi Jiro, widely considered to be one of the best sushi restaurants in the world, and in 2011 he was the subject of the award-winning documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi.