Sushi Star ? From Starkville to Cooper-Young to New York, Marisa Baggett’s career is rolling along

By Leslie Kelly
Commercial Appeal, 10/19/2005


HOW WE LIVE In Good Taste; Some of the faces you’ll see when the Milwaukee Public Market opens its doors

By Nicole Sweeney
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/13/2005

Rika combines yin, yang of French, Japanese elements

By Leeann Cannon
Nation’s Restaurant News, 5/16/2005


Food Academy

Business Times Singapore, 3/12/2005

She Has a Knife and She Knows How to Use It

By Elaine Louie
New York Times, 6/5/2002


I’m Nikki, Your Sushi Girl. Everybody got a drink? Everybody got a knife? It’s time for this sushi class to get slicing.

By Barbara Hansen
Los Angeles Times, 3/13/2002

A First Person Account of Running a Small Business

By Conor Dougherty
Los Angeles Business Journal, 4/23/2001

Class Cutups; Whether Sushi Chef Wannabes or Just Weekend Warriors, Students at a New Academy Learn the Delicate Art of Pressing, Rolling and Wielding a Mean Knife

By Noa Jones
Los Angeles Times, 10/26/1998

Give Sushi a Second Look: Much is Cooked, Not Raw, These Days

By Jen Weiss
USA, 2/12/2006


School of Fish

12/ 1998


The U.S. Popularity of Japanese Sake

Sukan Bunshu, 3/30/2006

Her World



Interview: Sushi chef Tracy Griffith makes sushi American style

1/11/ 2005

“The Secret Life of Sushi”
Food Network
Host Jim O’Connor

Fine Living Essentials, 9/27/2002

Morning News
KCBS, 1/24/2000

10PM News
FOX, 5/22/1999

Morning News
KTLA, 11/9/1999

By Patricia McConahay
California Heartland
PBS, 1998

CNN, 1998

“Pokapoka Chikyu Kazoku”
TV Asahi, 2/22/2003

NHK News
NHK Japan Broadcasting Corporation, 1997


Sushi’s Ascent in America


Mario Martinoli on Dining
KFWB, 3/13/2006


Japanese Food Wars in the U.S. (Japanese)

By Yasushi Ikezawa
(Toshi Sugiura featured)


Masterclass in Japanese Cooking

By Emi Kazuko
(Toshi Sugiura contributed smoe of his popular recipes.)

The Connoisseur’s Guide to SUSHI

By Dave Lowry
(Reviewed by Toshi Sugiura)