How Did America Fall for Sushi – and Is It Really Sushi?

How Did America Fall for Sushi – and Is It Really Sushi?

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode undefined

  • Sep 17, 2018 9:00 pm
  • 15:17 mins

Guest: Eric Rath, PhD, Professor of History, University of Kansas Seventy-six years ago in America, people of Japanese descent were being rounded up and forced into prison camps to wait out the war. Everything related to their culture was considered suspicious and threatening. Today, the most expensive, the most exclusive restaurants in America are sushi restaurants. How did that happen? And is the sushi Americans eat the same thing you’d find in Japan?

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