In Season - January
Crab arai nigiri
Snow crab, known as Matsuba-gani or kobako-gani (female) is a winter delicacy in Japan. Although it is not Edo-mae, it
has recently become one of the most sought-after nigiri among sushi connoisseurs. This is a special nigiri, that sushi
rice seasoned with red vinegar is combined with snow crab "arai", which crabmeat is swished in ice water so that they
are open up like a flower. You can't imagine how the natural sweetness of snow crab and red vinegar rice matches well.
We top the nigiri with either a leg of kobako-gani, or, crab tomalley ponzu. *Please note, crab arai nigiri requires