The carefully rolled nature of sushi makes it ideal for starting snowballs, which is why it's commonly known as "snowman heart." Eat to the center of snow with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of cuisine at Kobe Japanese Steaks & Sushi located downtown in the historic Shockoe Slip.
The talented chefs at Kobe Japanese Steaks & Sushi execute hibachi dishes with a deft hand and cull sushi bar creations from fresh ingredients. A look at Kobe’s extensive menus treats thick reading glasses to a lensful of protein-packed grilled eats flung straight from the chef’s spatula into gaping food receptacles. Kobe’s well-trained staff entrance onlookers with their knifesmanship as crispy vegetables and simmering rice granules fly into the air in a frenzy of gastronomic gravity demonstrations. The hibachi combination dinners cultivate culinary harmony, as the sirloin steak and chicken share a porcelain patio with one another ($22), and traditional Eastern eats, such as the ahi tuna teriyaki dinner, mesh with miso soup, a house salad, cooked vegetables, and steamed rice ($17). Culinary pursuits grounded in soy sauce and garnished with wasabi inhabit plate space at Kobe’s sleek sushi bar, where a collection of maki-roll gold standards and inventive house specialties flaunt freshly sliced goods to the general eating public.
Kobe Japanese Steaks and Sushi
Shrimp tails fly through the air. A flaming onion volcano erupts. Chefs twirl spatulas and basketballs on their fingers. In other words, it’s a typical day at Kobe Japanese Steaks and Sushi, where the hibachi chefs don’t merely make your meal—they also perform a dazzling show for their lunch and dinner guests.
In addition to the wowing diners with their hibachi cooking show, they delight with artfully prepared sushi rolls, drizzling colorful sauces onto salmon-topped rolls or heaping seaweed onto baby squid rolls. These sushi and hibachi dishes, plus noodle and teriyaki dishes, pair with imported Japanese beers and sake cocktails. Located in the heart of downtown Richmond, they also offer parking validation.