Topic: Why does DC have TERRIBLE sushi?
Why does DC have TERRIBLE sushi?
Admittedly I have come from Los Angeles California to DC. DC has quite the culinary scene, however all of the sushi places have the same menu and hence the same problems. Why is there almost no creativity in the design of sushi in this city. Every place has the same crappy ‘spicy crunchy tuna rolls’ and other small assorted weak rolls like that.
Where I come from sushi rolls look like the attached photo…They are fresh, and generous with the portions of fish. They make great combinations, like Spicy Tuna and Albacore, or California Rolls covered in a large portion of baked scallops. Spicy Tuna is supposed to be whipped up in a bowl with delicious flavor… not just Tuna with pepper and sirachi on it I mean cmon! I feel like the places here are so stingy with the fish, and all the rolls are rolled into TINY pieces. WHY does DC feel the need to do this? Not only are they stingy with fish but with veggies as well… cucumber and avocado should come standard with most rolls! One good sushi place that made California style sushi would absolutely clean up around here.
True that if one has mad $$ they can afford to go to places like TARO or KO (which i dont think is very good) and have high quality product, but even there no one is whipping up delicious large rolls. One place that rolled up delicious rolls that are affordable would absolutely clean up, why are there no places like that here in DC? Maybe people don’t know what they are missing, but for every fancy French or Italian restaurant that opens up on 14th St. I lament the lack of a delicious, generous sushi establishment like I am so used to in California. Can someone please help?? AM I missing something? Thanks PoPville
(Photo from this yelp page… http://www.yelp.com/biz/revolving-sushi-cho-cho-san-tarzana)