By Wook Kim
Updated May 18, 2007 04:00 AM

In The Zen of Fish, Trevor Corson follows the training of an unlikely student (young, female, Irish-Italian) at an innovative L.A.-based program run by an exacting Japanese headmaster.

Fun Fact
In Japan, sushi apprentices can spend up to two years learning how to prepare rice.

Modest, unpretentious, and personal — it offers the familiar comfort of an omakase lunch at a fave strip-mall eatery.