What he wasn't sentenced to was torture and rape, and that's what this case is about.
If a worker has a particular set of skills that can only be employed in a certain field, the non-competition agreement can't prevent him from getting a new job using those skills.
Sushi is not really about flavor as much as texture. Everything is usually made bite-size so you can eat it in one bite, which is more proper.
It's is probably one of the most spicy things known to man that is not pepper.