Culture & Cuisine

A Taste of the Elite: Indulging in the Priciest Sushi Experiences

Well, all sushi lovers assemble because, in this article, we will be unveiling the most expensive sushi. As you know, sushi is one of the most loved foods across the globe. I personally love to gorge on sushi, so as a sushi lover myself, I would want to know about the most expensive sushi. If you love sushi too, then you too are waiting to know, and if possible, try the most expensive one. So, without any delay, let’s start exploring!

Sushi-The Most Loved Japanese Food:

If you have yet to try sushi, then let me tell you that it is not only healthy, but it is also tasty. One of the most loved foods from Japanese cuisine meets health and taste. This healthy and delicious food is made with the finest ingredients. There are also veg and non-vegetarian versions of this dish, and it can be customized based on an individual’s liking. Due to the premium ingredients and the techniques used to make Sushi, this dish is priced dearly. So, one of the many reasons you find it a bit expensive is food to buy.

The Most Expensive Sushi:

Now that we have come to know about sushi and its famous liking all across the globe, isn’t it bugging you to know about the most expensive one? Well, honestly, I cannot wait to share the information. Recently, a restaurant in Osaka, Japan, has been named by the Guinness World Record (GWR). The restaurant is named after Sushi Kirimon, who serves the ‘Kiwami Omakase’ course that comprises 20 pieces of Sushi and costs JP¥ 350,000 (INR 202,224). This whopping price makes it the world’s most expensive one ever. Are you shocked? Do you want to try the world’s most expensive Sushi?

This GWR record has also broken the previous record of Chef Angelito Araneta Jr, who made 5 Nigiri pieces which were garnished with diamonds and wrapped in 24-karat gold leaf in 2010. This costs customers INR 163,540. Now this is what a million-dollar dish looks like! Do you agree?

Now, you must have many questions after having the revelation about the most expensive sushi. So, to get answers to these questions, all you have to do is to head to the next section of the article, where we will be discussing the most asked questions about the most expensive one. Let’s start exploring!

FAQ | Sushi:

Well, if you are also wonderstruck after knowing about the price of sushi and the restaurant which sells it, here are some of the most asked questions which will give you clarity about the whopping price of this most loved Japanese delicacy.

What does this Sushi Contain?

Well, As per the news reports, this dish mostly comprises the Nigiri pieces. They are cut into thin slices of the raw fish and placed atop a ball of rice. There are also some pieces of Sashimi (made with raw fish without rice) and two pieces of Maki (sliced Roll). In total, there are 20 pieces of different types of Sushi and including White Tilefish and Beluga Caviar, Shinko (baby gizzard shad), Pacific Bluefin Tuna, Chum Salmon, Bigfin Reef Squid, Sei Whale Tail Meat, Murasaki Uni (purple sea urchin), Bafun Uni (green sea urchin), Steamed Abalone, Slice of Futomaki (fat roll), Oboro (crumbled shrimp paste), and Egg Fatty Tuna Belly, Medium-fat Tuna Belly, Lean Tuna Back, Marbled Tuna Belly, Seared Tuna Belly, Japanese Tiger Prawn, Button Shrimp and Beluga Caviar, Conger Eel, Sea Eel, and Black Truffle, and Hairy Crab and Beluga Caviar. All these varieties also contain a sprinkling of gold leaf as the final touch.

The GWR has also revealed that the rice used for making these varieties is from Akita prefecture. It is located on the north-western side of Honshu and is a blend of Akita rice and Tsuyahime rice from Yamagata prefecture. While the vinegar that goes in the rice is a proprietary blend of aged vinegar from Tokyo and Chiba.

Well, I am drooling already!

Why is this so Costly?

Now, this is the question that is worth the ask. As per the GWR, Kiwami Omakese is preparing its sushi with carefully selected ingredients from all over Japan. This course is also prepared using the traditional techniques & methods and to promote Washoku. This is the traditional Japanese cuisine.


I am sure many of you want to try the most expensive sushi, so if you ever get the chance, do give it a try. In this article, we have briefly discussed the most expensive one and have also listed the most asked questions about this most expensive one. That’s all, folks; I hope the article helped you get all the information you needed.


Also Read:

Culture of Japan: Traditional Wonders of Japan

Expensive Ice Creams Extravaganza: Top 5 Frozen Delights

Chinese foods history – A detailed understanding!

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button