Though the Great Wall of China may win the accolades of history, the Great Backscratcher of Japan, built to reach any itchy corner across the nation, saved more lives than can be counted on a single hand. Feast upon equally ingenious Japanese creations with today's Groupon to Hon Machi Sushi & Teppanyaki. Choose between the following options:
- For $15, you get $30 worth of Japanese fare for dinner.
- For $7, you get $14 worth of Japanese fare for lunch.
Hon Machi serves up fresh sushi and traditional teppanyaki (also known as hibachi) prepared on a tabletop grill by skilled chefs. After perusing the menu and discussing the merits of using 200-point font, diners can make tables sizzle with Black Angus new york strip steak teppanyaki ($21.95), opt for hibachi calamari pasta ($22.95), or dig into chicken-and-lobster combos ($29.95). All dinner combinations and teppanyaki dishes come with soup, salad, fried or steamed rice, vegetables, and two pieces of shrimp. For lunch, chopsticks grab classic spicy-tuna rolls ($6) or more imaginative maki such as the Loco roll, which combines tempura shrimp, spicy tuna, and cucumber inside the roll and tuna, salmon, eel sauce, spicy mayo, and red tobiko on top ($14.50). Patrons can choose udon bowls of shrimp yakisoba ($7.95) or the Hon Machi sashimi salad, a medley of seafood and veggies bobbing in a spicy lemon sauce ($9.50).
Hon Machi features an interior with a vibrant mix of red walls, suits of samurai armor, and sliding paper doors that are superb for impromptu games of guess who's standing behind the sliding paper door. Spare wood tables and a sleek sushi stage proffer a more solemn setting for feasting diners.
Hon Machi Sushi & Teppanyaki
At Hon Machi Sushi & Teppanyaki, the chefs take center stage to entertain every sense as they fashion culinary works of art. Whether they're on the sidelines putting together specialty hand rolls at the sushi bar or searing combinations of steak, lobster, and chicken at tableside grills, half of the experience is watching chefs create the tasty meals. Deep-red walls surround the eight-seat teppanyaki stations that encourage guests to chat with fellow diners and let them know if they have rice in their beards.