Why the Sushi Burrito Meets the Hype

 

New York City can be known for its trendy food crazes. Macarons and cronuts—in my opinion—are way over-hyped. Now a new contender has entered the New York foodscape: the Sushi Burrito, a creation by Uma Temakeria.

No matter how out-there a new and buzz-worthy food concept may be, I usually try it at least once. Emma, Jenn, and I headed over to Penn Plates (an Urbanspace market) to try it out.

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Meeting Sebastian Masuda, Creator of Kawaii

Side note—Chris is my college roommate and close friend. He introduced me to almost all of the Japanese things I talk about.

Sometime at the end of 2013, Chris made me watch PONPONPON. It changed my life forever. Well, it did introduce me to quirky j-pop sensation Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and the kawaii style of video’s Art Director, Sebastian Masuda.

On March 25, 2015 Chris and I had the fantastic opportunity to meet Masuda in person.

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