Wednesday, May 23, 2012

"I Should Have Never Gone Ziplining"

I happily discovered earlier this month that I had three credits that came from places that had either closed or were no longer honoring their promotions.  So through perusal of the selections, I found a little place called I <3 Sushi Teriyaki.  Being adventurous, exhausted, and stressed does wonders for one's desire to cook, so we decided to try it out.

Free miso soup and a small salad with ginger dressing-- both with every meal!  How exciting!

Seaweed salad

White Castle roll on left (tuna covered with crunchy white noodles)

Eel roll on left; tuna on the right

Caterpillar roll (eel, crab, avocado)

Cajun roll (crawfish, avocado, other stuff deep fried)

Spicy yellowtail roll
The first thing that struck me was that we were the only people at the restaurant at 5 pm.  The second thing I realized after I clumsily dropped my soy sauce dish was how courteous and friendly the staff was.  The prices were very reasonable (basic rolls, like the tuna roll, were $4.50 and most of the special rolls were $10) and portion size was decent.  The crunchy white noodles on the White Castle roll were all crunch with no flavor.  I am usually not fond of fried rolls (that's what significant others are for, to eat what you don't like :)  ) but everything else was delicious.

This is second only to Oishii Sushi in my book (which has bigger cuts of fish, but which also moved into a new location that somehow pales in comparison to their older cramped one...).  I have never reviewed that one because I'm usually dining with people who would look at me like I've grown an extra limb if I pulled my camera out.  And yes, the camera may be as big as my head, but it takes awesome pictures in low light.

I have sadly neglected this blog due to work, traveling, taking pictures, work, cleaning, reading, running and more work.  I am loath to promise posts that never materialize (like I've done before, multiple times-- *gulp*) but I am working on a post that summarizes eating my way through Portland, and my husband just bought a rotating Belgian waffle maker.  So homemade sourdough waffles with bourbon maple syrup are in our future......  :D I Love Sushi & Teriyaki on Urbanspoon

1 comment:

  1. I'm not really fond of sushi, but the Belgian waffle about some practice waffles. :)


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