May 18, 2021

What is the Difference Between a Spring Roll and an Egg Roll?

What is the Difference Between a Spring Roll and an Egg Roll? By Leslie Radford Chinese food in America is very different to Chinese food in […]
May 18, 2021

How to Drink Sake

How to Drink Sake By Leslie Radford Sake is a fermented beverage that is often misunderstood by the American population. Often described as a rice wine, […]
May 18, 2021

A Brief History of Sake

A Brief History of Sake By Leslie Radford Sake is a traditional Japanese alcohol made from fermented rice. Traditionally, sake is served during formal ceremonies, special […]
May 18, 2021

The Top Health Benefits of Eating Sushi

The Top Health Benefits of Eating Sushi By Leslie Radford Key Takeaways Sushi May Help You Manage Your Weight Rich in Omega-3 Fatty Acids Speeds up […]
March 18, 2021

Interesting Facts about Noodles

Noodles are one of the most diverse foods on the planet, so no wonder they would have their own month dedicated to it. March is National […]
December 26, 2020

Pairing Wine with Sushi

Some of the fish used in sushi is generally fattier pieces of fish that need wines with higher acidity and tannins. There are also leaner cuts […]
December 1, 2020

How Rice Became a Staple in Asian Cuisine

From steamed rice, fried rice, rice noodles, to sticky rice, you’ll see rice in many dishes when it comes to Asian cuisine. Ever wonder why that […]
September 18, 2020

Common Sushi Terms You Should Know

  Sometimes you wish you had a sushi dictionary when ordering new dishes. What are all these ingredients? Knowing some of the more useful sushi terms […]
August 27, 2020

How to Eat Sushi

Whether you use your hands, a fork, or chopsticks, dip it in sauce, put a dab of wasabi, or eat it plain, there’s no wrong way […]
August 27, 2020

Next Level Sushi – Advancing your Palate

You’ve tried the rolls that contain the seafood you’re comfortable with (crab, shrimp, cooked tuna). Now you’re ready for the next step in advancing your sushi […]
August 25, 2020

Try Nigiri or Sashimi for Your Next Sushi Experience

If you’re still exploring the world of sushi, try the nigari or sashimi the next time you are at BFF. Nigiri Nigiri isn’t rolled like maki […]
March 11, 2020

Finding your Next Favorite Vegetarian Dish

Maybe you’re looking to cut out meat or you just enjoy a light, vegetarian dish every once in a while, either way, BFF has you covered. […]
February 17, 2020

What is Chinese New Year and How You Can Celebrate

January 25, 2020, kicked off the Year of The Rat for the Asian celebration of the Lunar New Year. Like much of the rest of the […]
January 7, 2020

All About Seaweed and Why You Should Try It

It’s a slimy plant that grows in the ocean, yet many find it delicious. While seaweed sounds gross, it’s not much different than spinach or kale. […]
December 4, 2019

Winter Asian dishes to keep you warm and cozy

The weather outside is about to get frightful and some of us just weren’t made for colder temperatures. We bundle up nice and warm to go […]
May 23, 2019

Four Things People Look for When Choosing a Place to Eat.

The fast-food place around the corner just won’t do. You need a nice, sit-down restaurant where someone waits on you, you don’t have to stand in […]
April 24, 2019

The Top 4 Reasons to Drink More Beer

Believe it or not, beer actually has some health benefits if drank in moderation. According to, beer contains many nutrients like potassium and vitamin B […]