How Often Do People in Japan Actually Eat Sushi? About Some of Japan’s Unspoken Dining Rules

People in Japan probably don’t eat sushi as often as you think. Sushi is typically consumed on special occasions and is considered more of a ‘communal dish’. There are many social aspects why people don’t have sushi in Japan as often as you would expect, which I will go over in this article. When and how often do people eat sushi in Japan? In my seven years of living in Japan, I have noticed this interesting phenomenon in Japan. There are certain dishes that acceptable to eat by yourself, and there are meals that are typically only eaten in a group setting. Essentially, there are dishes that are…weird to eat by yourself. Because of this, I would say that sushi is generally only eaten during special occasions or at family gatherings, and occasionally when you are out with your friends. Sushi, however, is also seen more as a daytime food or lunch food. (you’ll understand my thought process throughout this article.) All of these factors considered, Eating sushi out is one of those luxuries that you would never buy for yourself, if you get what I mean? People eat it with friends or family, but I think it’s pretty rare … Continue reading How Often Do People in Japan Actually Eat Sushi? About Some of Japan’s Unspoken Dining Rules