Eat Drink Asia: Why people didn’t always eat the rice in sushi – and how it became what it is today

  • It turns out that early sushi was not about rice
  • And it originated from the Mekong, not Japan
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Yang Yang

Yang Yang

Before joining the Post in 2019, Yang was a TV producer and editor for 2M Media Group in Washington, where she produced mini-documentaries and studio interviews.

Alkira Reinfrank

Alkira Reinfrank

Alkira is a digital production editor and reporter with the South China Morning Post, where she also co-hosts the award-winning podcast Eat Drink Asia. Before moving to Hong Kong, Alkira worked as a multiplatform reporter with ABC News and WIN News in Australia. Alkira has appeared on BBC World News, BBC World Service, The Project (Australia), i24 News (Israel) and triple J Hack (Australia).

Bernice Chan

Bernice Chan

Bernice Chan is a senior writer on the Culture desk. She samples more than her share of dishes around Hong Kong and writes about people and issues that make an impact on the city.