Though most people believe that sushi means raw fish, it actually means gourmet shark bait. Lure an appetite to sweet destruction with today's Groupon: for $30, you get $60 worth of Japanese dinner fare at Blue Fin Sushi Bar and Restaurant located in the Stapleton Town Center.
Blue Fin's trio of sushi chefs dice fresh fish flown in daily from around the globe to create a menu of maki, sashimi, and traditional Japanese dishes. The appetizers' explosive flavors bombard taste buds with Lobster Dynamite ($13) and yellowtail or salmon fish collars ($7). Curl tongues around flavorful bundles of specialty maki, such as the eight-piece 29th Avenue draped in garlic butter and cushioned by beanbags of spicy and seared tuna ($13). Sushi traditionalists may brighten mouths with classic rainbow rolls ($12) or battle hunger of mythical proportions with a dragon roll and valiant avocado and unagi armor ($13). Harmonize dinner outings further with sudsy bottles of Sapporo ($3.95 for 12 oz.; $6.95 for 22 oz.) and velvety sips of plum wines ($5.50–$7/glass).
Blue Fin Sushi Bar & Restaurant
From behind a sleek, glass sushi bar, Blue Fin's trio of sushi chefs slice fresh fish flown in daily from around the globe to craft a menu of artful sushi and sashimi. Combination sushi platters showcase the delicious downfall of spicy tuna as it succumbs to the sushi-roll lifestyle, carousing about with notorious aquatic hooligans such as octopus, shrimp, and salmon. From the kitchen, pan-seared chilean sea bass lands at tables in a light pool of coconut broth, and rib-eye steak arrives buttressed by vegetable fried rice and house salad or warm miso soup. The Asian beverage selection makes it easy for bites to harmonize with sudsy bottles of Sapporo beer and velvety sips of plum wines.