It depends a little on whether they eat sushi on a weekday or an evening at the weekend.
As a starting point, the Japanese prefer to drink an ice-cold classic beer with their sushi. The Japanese are a beer people and they value a good beer for the food. However, it is also Japanese who prefers a cup of green tea for the food.
On weekends where the Japanese are free and have more time to sit and eat a meal for several hours. There, the Japanese will also tend to drink sake for sushi.
In Japan, the range of sake is at least as large as the selection of wines in a European supermarket. Therefore, a sushi restaurant will serve sake within various price levels which are closely aligned to the menu that is served.
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Zoë has held sushi courses and cooking classes for A. P. Moller – Maersk, Hugo Boss Nordic, Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Velux, Gorrissen Federspiel, Beierholm revision, Elbek & Vejrup and many more.