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Meet the Sushi Chef Who Uses the Beach as His Kitchen

Taku Kondo’s YouTube channel takes viewers to coastal California to eat seafood straight from the water

Sushi chef and Youtuber Taku Kondo holds a purple and red urchin, or uni, that he harvested in coastal California. On his channel, Outdoor Chef Life, Kondo shares his foraging adventures and prepares his seafood right on the beach. Photos: Outdoor Chef Life

San Francisco takes its sushi seriously, whether it’s spicy tuna maki to-go, a hefty sushirrito, or a Michelin-starred omakase. While the city’s top sashimi slingers are flying in fresh fish from…

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Sam Hill

Sam Hill

Sam Hill is a freelance journalist living in Portland, Ore. He’s written for Digital Trends, Outside Magazine, Serious Eats, Boston Magazine and other outlets.

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