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In Ikura sensei's blog, she introduced the subject of sushi but do you know about 'revolving' sushi ? As you can see in the photograph, this means a type of sushi shop which has 'lanes' or revolving conveyor belts on which some plates of sushi are placed to rotate around the shop. The system is that customers pick up the sushi they would like to eat, together with the plate and eat the sushi off the plate. If the sushi one wants to eat doesn't revolve around, one can press the 'order' button and order it as well. The menu is plentiful ; apart from sushi there are also some other side menu items likechawan mushi ( which is a type of savoury egg custard ), aka dashi ( which is a kind of red miso soup broth ), age mono ( which is a selection of deep fried food ), some desserts, drinks etcetera which all revolve around. My kids love Kaiten sushi, so we sometimes go. Do you have any Kaiten 'revolving' sushi shops in your country.
This week's vocabulary
a conveyor belt for carrying sushi
to take something together with its plate
a rule or system
a button pushed to make an order
a side menu, things on the menu other than the main menu
a type of savoury egg custard
a type of soup broth made with red miso broth
for the sake of
The menu is plentiful, there are a lot of things on the menu