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29 Sushi-Inspired Innovations

— February 21, 2009 — Lifestyle
Whether your sushi of choice is topped with LEGO pieces or fresh salmon, it’s clear that this Japanese treat has become a worldwide phenomenon. The sushi-inspired innovations in the slideshow below prove how one deliciously versatile food can influence other industries.

Below, you’ll find chocolate that’s made to look like sushi, masterpieces created entirely from sushi and sushi-inspired advertising. To round out the collection, there are also sushi cupcakes, sushi costumes and insect sushi. Delicious!
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Mobile Food Guides
Mobile Food Guides
Sushi iPhone App Translates Fish Names For You
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Nigirizushi-Frozen Sushi
Nigirizushi-Frozen Sushi
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Edible Postcards
Edible Postcards
Made of Dried Sushi
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Sushi Cologne
Sushi Cologne
Smell Like Dinner Wherever You Go
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Sushi Sweepers
Sushi Sweepers
Food-Inspired Screen Cleaners
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Kitschy Kitchen Timers
Kitschy Kitchen Timers
This Inedible Sushi Sculpture Doubles as Timekeeper
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Fake Sushi Fraud
Fake Sushi Fraud
Cheap Substitutes Passed Off As Red Snapper
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Famous Portraits Made of Sushi
Famous Portraits Made of Sushi
Ken Kawasumi's "Sunflowers"
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21
Advertising on Spare Tires
Advertising on Spare Tires
Yuzu Sushi Guerrilla Ad
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Sushi USBs
Sushi USBs
Fishy Flash Drives Come in Rolls & Nigiri
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Sushi Rolling Fees
Sushi Rolling Fees
TAO's 'Spiritual Dining' in Vegas
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5 Minute Standing Sushi Bars
5 Minute Standing Sushi Bars
Uogashi Nihon-Ichi
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Fishy Desserts
Fishy Desserts
Indulge with Sushi Themed Chocolates
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Conveyor Belt Bike Parts
Conveyor Belt Bike Parts
In London, Lixx's Bicycle Mods Are Displayed Like Sushi
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Danish Designed Japanese Food
Danish Designed Japanese Food
Sticks 'n' Sushi
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Birthday Cake Sushi
Birthday Cake Sushi
Savory Treats from Ryu Gu Jo
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Festive Sushi Ornaments
Festive Sushi Ornaments
Fishy Baubles For Your Christmas Tree
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Making Food Cute
Making Food Cute
10 Sushi Chic Designs
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Sushi Rolling Machine
Sushi Rolling Machine
Bandai Namco
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$1,000 Sushi
$1,000 Sushi
Foie Gras High Roller at Koi
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Sushi Pillow
Sushi Pillow
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Insect Sushi
Insect Sushi
Bug 'Power Protein' Snacks
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Sushi Cannibalism Party
Sushi Cannibalism Party
Bizarre Eating Rituals
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Fruit Sushi
Fruit Sushi
Unagi & Banana Rolls at the Bellagio
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Incredible Inedible Fish
Incredible Inedible Fish
17 Sushi-Inspired Products
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Naked Sushi
Naked Sushi
Sushi Gone Naughty
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Inedible Sushi
Inedible Sushi
Lego Sushi Combo Platter
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Sushi Cupcakes
Sushi Cupcakes
Fish-Friendly Baking
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Sushi Costumes
Sushi Costumes
10 Inedible Baby and Pet Outfits
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