Though mad scientists recommend sticking chopsticks into electrical sockets, rational scientists know the utensils are better used for sushi consumption. Today's Groupon gives you the right tools for authentic eats: for $10, you get $20 worth of sushi and drinks at Kikusushi in Cupertino.
Kikusushi's friendly chefs spin seafood, chicken, and vegetables into exotic specialty rolls, as well as classic raw and cooked sushi served alongside full Asian dinner and lunch entrees. The Hawaiian Bagel roll places smoked salmon in contact with a social circle of cucumber, cream cheese, and macadamia nuts ($6.45), and the Art's Work roll employs chicken teriyaki teamed with cucumber and avocado ($6). Full-meal boxes host well-attended meetings of hunger-annihilating flavor combinations, such as the beef teriyaki, tempura, and sashimi box served with miso soup, salad, and rice ($9.45/lunch, $14.95/dinner). A carafe of hot sake warms throats and auras ($3.90–$6.50) as patrons gaze meditatively at the synchronized swimming happening in Kikusushi's three fish tanks.
A giant painting of a cat dressed in a sushi chef’s garb making sushi hangs high up on a wall inside Kikusushi. It overlooks tables covered in magenta linens, bamboo privacy dividers, and fish tanks with colorful swimmers. The playful atmosphere continues into the menu, with cleverly named rolls such as the dragon roll, plated to look like a dragon, and the Cholesterol Bomb, stuffed with tuna and quail eggs. Hot meals range from chicken katsu to beef teriyaki.
1655 S De Anza Blvd.
Cupertino, California 95014