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Ru San’s: Firecracker Roll
What’s inside Ru San’s Firecracker Roll? Fresh tuna and salmon rolled with sushi rice. It’s flash fried until crispy brown. The salmon is slightly cooked and the tuna remains rare. Served with a kimchi mayo sauce on the side ($9.95)
O-Ku: Rainbow Roll
What’s inside O-Ku’s Rainbow Roll? Seafood wrapped, filled with snow crab, cucumber, avocado, masago, and shiso dust. Lime zest rainbow tobiko, spicy aioli, eel sauce, togarashi ($14).
Pisces Sushi Bar and Lounge: Screaming “O” Roll
What’s inside Pisces’ Screaming “O” Roll? Spicy tuna, shrimp tempura roll, topped with seared tuna, jalapeño and spicy screaming “O” sauce ($14).
Nikko Dragon Roll:
What’s inside Nikko’s Dragon Roll? Shrimp tempura rolled in rice; avocado, eel on top. Eel, shrimp tempura, cucumber, tuna avocado, spicy eel sauce ($13)
Cowfish: Tropical Storm Roll
What’s inside Cowfish’s Tropical Storm Roll? Kani, avocado and cucumber, topped with tuna, salmon, yellowtail, Japanese mayo, sweet eel sauce, sriracha, and multi-colored tobiko. Served with wasabi yuzu dipping sauce ($19)
Cowfish’s most popular non-tradition roll? The All-American Bacon Double Cheeseburgooshi — Seasoned Certified Angus Beef, yellow cheddar cheese, white cheddar cheese, applewood bacon, and red onion, wrapped in soy paper and potato strings then flash fried. Topped with ketchup, mustard, dill pickle and Roma tomato. Served atop Cowfish sauce and comes with house seasoned fries ($15)
New Zealand Cafe: Rainbow Roll
What’s inside New Zealand Cafe’s Rainbow Roll? California roll draped with tuna, salmon, white fish, shrimp and smelt roe ($8.95)
Yama Asian Fusion: H&M Roll
What’s inside Yama’s H&M Roll? Tuna & avocado topped with tuna, tempura flakes, masago & scallion with spicy sauce ($14)
Sushi Guru: Guru Roll
What’s inside Sushi Guru’s Guru Roll? Tuna, lump crab and avocado drizzled with their signature spicy aioli, flash baked and topped with fried garlic and shallots ($15)
Sushi 101: Professor Vu Roll
What’s inside Sushi 101’s Professor Vu roll? Shrimp tempura and cream cheese roll topped with avocado, tuna, crab salad and scallions ($11.95)
Koishi: Cherry Blossom Roll
What’s inside Koishi’s Cherry Blossom roll? Tempura shrimp, spicy tuna, avocado in soy paper, special sauce ($10.95)