Chirashi Sushi or Kaisen-Don? Not Even Japanese People Know All the Differences!
Chirashi sushi (scattered sushi) is a festive dish eaten on Girl's Day or other celebratory events in Japan, with a generous serving of seafood such as tuna, salmon, salmon roe and scallop placed on top of rice. Though traditionally a homemade dish, as more people favor eating out nowadays, many restaurants offer it as well. Nevertheless, kaisen-don is another rice bowl dish with seafood placed on top, commonly seen in restaurants. Is it the same as chirashi sushi? Or are they vastly different? Let's find out!