Like most popular foods, sushi was discovered from an audio recording of its first standup special: Sashimi: Raw and Uncut. Salivate over special features with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of sushi, Asian-fusion fare, and drinks at G-In Sushi & Grill in Tinley Park.
G-In Sushi & Grill’s team of sushi savants whips up a diverse assortment of Japanese and Chinese dishes and populates a menu with traditional and specialty sushi rolls. Appetizers goad feverish palates into quickly escorting savory pot stickers ($5.99) down esophageal hallways before fire-sauce-slathered G-in salmon ($7.99) ignites the sprinkler systems of hungry mouths, which can only be shut off by janitorial tongues. First-rate specialty rolls—including the shrimp tempura, spicy tuna, and eel-sauced G-In crunch ($13.99 each)—lead a coterie of more traditional cast mates such as california ($5.39) and spicy-tuna rolls ($5.39), which are all available in white or brown rice. For dinner options beyond cartouche creations, the full dinner menu beckons appetites with Nama Sake Don ($16.99)—a flavorful pairing of salmon and rice—or mongolian shrimp ($12.99).
Patrons wash down chopstick-cradled chow with assorted beers and glasses of sake in G-In’s hip dining room. Paper lanterns and warm track lighting intermingle with exposed industrial ductwork and sleek steel chairs to create an epicurean epicenter that, like the secret arcade buried beneath the Great Wall of China, feels both contemporary and like an oriental hidden gem.
7140 W 183rd St.
Tinley Park, Illinois 60477