Sustainable Sushi

Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch

Sustainability Sources

Sablefish

Also known as black cod and butterfish. It’s known as gindara when prepared for sushi. The fisheries in Alaska and British Columbia are well-managed, use pots and bottom longlines, and have low bycatch. Best Choice Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Kona Blue Kampachi

Is a sustainable substitute for Yellowtail (hamachi). Kona Blue can raise Kona Kampachi without depleting wild fish stocks or harming the ocean environment. No genetic engineering, hormones, or preventative antibiotics are used in the process. Good Alternative Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Shrimp

U.S. or Thailand farm raised white shrimp (Penaeus Vanemei) has received the green rating from the Monterey Bay Aquarium program and FishWise. Best Choice Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Rock Shrimp

Wild caught in the Gulf of Mexico using sustainable methods. Good Alternative Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Sockeye Salmon

Pacific salmon in Alaska is among the most intensively managed species in the world, with excellent monitoring of both the fish populations and the fishery. Best Choice Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon (saikou)

Mt Cook Alpine Salmon Farm is high in the Alps of New Zealand. The Water is so pure that you can drink from it above or below the Farm. The pure water combined with the high water flow means that the Farm has never had any disease related mortality in a single fish.

Striped Bass

Atlantic striped bass are at record levels as a result of effective fishery management and strong conservation actions. The hook-and-line fishery is highly selective and therefore low in bycatch. Best Choice Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Yellowfin Tuna

Our Yellowfin tuna is long line circle hook caught in the gulf of Mexico and is able to be fished year round because of its responsible, traditional Hand line catching methods this eliminates catching other species like dolphins and also prevents over fishing. Good Alternative Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Big Eye Tuna

Our Big Eye Tuna is from Garden & Valley Isle Seafood Inc. in Honolulu, Hawaii. Their fish are hook and line-caught, no gill nets, trawl nets or seine nets are used. Good Alternative Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Albacore

Canada pole and line and troll caught. There is little or no bycatch when albacore is caught with troll or pole gear. Best Choice Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Mackerel

Boston wild caught. Best Choice Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Scallops

Diver caught from Baja California. Best Choice Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Shell Fish

Our shellfish comes from Carlsbad Aquafarms which includes mussels, clams, and oysters. Best Choice Rating by Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch.

Locally grown and Sourced Produce

Our produce is grown in surrounding Farms such as Suzie’s Farms, Polito Family Farms, McGrath and Yasutomi Farms and many others, as well as from Our Neighbor’s Organic Garden.

Quality Poultry

Our chicken grown from Fulton Valley Farms in Sonoma County is Organic and hormone free and uses no other animal by products or antibiotics throughout its entire process.

Our Pork

American Kurobota from Snake River Farms in Boise, Idaho. No extender, no sodium and no water are ever added to our fresh pork products. 100% all natural pure Berkshire pork is the finest pork available.

Meyer Ranch Beef

Cattle are never given any form of hormones or antibiotics. Meyer Natural Angus is the only major beef company to receive “Certified Humane” designation from the Humane Farm Animal Care program. Our cattle are raised on a strictly vegetarian diet. They are given only natural feed and rations, such as pasture grass, hay, grains, and legumes, and then finished on a corn-based diet for true corn-fed flavor.