The traditional method for preparing sushi requires slices of raw fish to be held over unlit fires in order to secure that signature uncooked flavor. Taste the real meal with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $49 for a sushi-making class for one (a $115 value)
- $89 for a sushi-making class for two (a $230 value)
- $169 for a sushi-making class for four (a $460 value)
During the 1.5-hour class, participants sip green tea and enjoy edamame while learning how to assemble, form, and cut three sushi rolls. Students get to eat their rolls, along with two different varieties of Japanese ice cream. Classes are currently scheduled from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. on May 26; June 2, 9, 16, and 23; and July 7, 14, 21, and 28.
Kai Japanese and Asian Cuisine
Chefs Shibasaki San and Michael Luna rely on decades of culinary experience and an ever-changing supply of seasonal ingredients to craft Japanese and Chinese staples. The menu includes 58 specialty sushi rolls that feature thin-sliced fish along with a slew of premium fillings such as roasted jalapeños, red-chili sauce, and scraps of Julia Childs’s first shopping list. The rest of the pages highlight a pan-Asian selection that ranges from teriyaki entrees to yakisoba noodles and sweet and sour chicken.
At the newly opened Nacogdoches Road location, red floors complement the dining room’s dark wooden tables and the corrugated shingles over the sushi bar. The walls embrace the trans-Pacific aesthetic with framed pieces of Japanese-influenced artwork and decorative bamboo stalks.