jiro dreams of sushi

Last night I watched this documentary. It is amazing and I love it. The documentary makes you realize the art form that sushi can be, and all throughout they pair music that makes you feel part of a symphony. The documentary style itself was amazing to watch.

It also made me realize how poor the sushi offerings are in my neighborhood, and how much I’d like to splurge on a good place in the city where I can sit and watch the chef make me one piece at a time and brush on the exact sauce I should be eating it with.

Jiro is 85 at the time of the documentary, and has some pretty good lines of wisdom. I had a little laugh at this one: “Nowadays, parents tell their children, “you can return if it doesn’t work out.” Β When parents say stupid things like that, the kids turn out to be failures.”

It’s even on Netflix, to make life easier. Watch it.

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