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Naked sushi has come to Vancouver.
The Japanese practice of nyotaimori – serving sushi on a naked body – is said to have its origins in the samurai period in Japan. Of late, it’s spread to North America, with restaurants and caterers from Toronto to Las Vegas offering diners the chance to pluck their maki and sashimi off of models.
And now even Vancouver is getting in on the act, according to a story by Mia Stainsby in the Vancouver Sun. A unique catering company is offering the service to clients in the city interested in experiencing the practice. Of course, it’s not without controversy. Since the Vancouver Sun article was published, the blogosphere has come alive with posts and comments criticizing nyotaimori as degrading to the models and possibly even in violation of health standards.
But how does it all really work? Continue reading:
Naked Sushi Makes Waves in Vancouver