Zakkushi

My first time at Zakkushi. I had heard good things about it.

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They have a huuuuge menu; it’s a bit overwhelming. See their web site for the whole thing. They also had a special menu for the day:

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I ordered the edamame. Pretty standard stuff, a little on the salty side. I found an empty, chewed pod in my order. I can only think that I or one of my dining companions inadvertently discarded their pod into the dish instead of the discard pile. I hope the kitchen didn’t serve it to me like that.

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I ordered the roasted cod. I liked this dish.

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I ordered the zucchini and the cherry tomatoes and basil. I needed some veg to go with all the proteins.

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I ordered the garlic shrimp and the scallop skewers. I could really taste the yummy grill flavor. I liked them and it was a small serving, so I ordered seconds of each.

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I thought I still had room for something else and ordered the teriyaki salmon skewer. I liked this one. It was salty but not too salty.

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Here is the Shime Saba — (marinated mackerel) which two people ordered.

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Here is the Spicy Salmon Sashimi.

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Here is the Zakkushi set — a sampler of five different skewers, which two people ordered.

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Here is the Zakkushi udon (cold udon, half boiled egg, tobiko, prawn, more) which three people ordered. They said the noodles were nice and chewy.

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Here is the Nama Harumaki — a salad roll w/ tuna, avocado, and cucumber which two people ordered.

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Here is the Okonomiyaki — seafood fried pancake.

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Here is the Yakioni — grilled rice ball

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Here are some assorted meat parts (beef, tongue, gizzard, etc.) on skewers which I did not taste.

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Here is the grilled Spanish mackerel. I had a taste and thought it was dry and plain. It also had very fine bones in it.

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I was torn on dessert, and the waitress recommended the Dorayaki Matcha Ice Cream (Matcha ice cream and red bean in Japanese pancake), which was one of the two I was considering ordering. I love red bean, the green tea ice cream was nice, and the pancake was nice and soft. I enjoyed this dessert.

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Here is the Kuro Goma Ice Cream (homemade black sesame ice cream w/ raspberry syrup), which I had a taste of. It tasted very nutty. My friend really enjoyed this and asked if he could order a bucket of it to take home.

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Here is the Kinako mochi ice cream (soy powdered sprinkled vanilla ice cream & sticky rice with maple syrup) which I did not get to taste.

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I really enjoyed everything I ordered and would be happy to go again.

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Web: http://www.zakkushi.com/

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