Irrashaimase!: Traditional Sushi in a Newfangled World


It’s a free world, and you can eat your sushi any way you like without committing a grave social sin. It’s cool to try new ways, though, especially when they’re the old ways.

During this talk, you’ll learn the basic etiquette of ordering, seasoning and savoring sushi. Your palate might thank you, you may get better service, and you’ll definitely get a fresh perspective on a time-honored cuisine.

Melissa Casburn


An Information Architect by day, I’m a writer, reader, knitter, crocheter, costume designer, quilter, singer, painter, gourmet, wine drinker, pug owner, and occasional pianist after the geek in me goes to bed.