Local Farm: Riverbend Gardens

Before Meiji opened, we searched for someone who could connect us to local growers to supply the restaurant. Meet Janet Bachmann. Janet’s farm, Riverbend Gardens, is on the banks of the White River just south of Fayetteville. She grows flowers and vegetables, specializing in a large variety of peppers. She’s a skilled farmer, but she’s …

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No Mystery Fish at Meiji!

Seafood fraud has been in the news a lot lately. Last week, CNN reported that in a recent study “Out of 118 sushi venues visited, 95% sold fish that varied from their menu identification.” This is serious stuff. According to CNN: Every level of the seafood chain suffers as a result of fraud. From the …

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Meiji on the Go at Ozark Natural Foods!

We are thrilled to announce our newest venture, Meiji on the Go! Freshly made sushi rolls, salads, and edamame will be available later this month in the a la carte counter at Ozark Natural Foods. Partnering with ONF is a natural choice–they share our committment to quality, sourcing local ingredients, and supporting our community. Over …

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