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 $20, you get $40 worth of Japanese fare at Oki Japanese Steakhouse in North Providence.
One of the first hibachi steakhouses to open in Rhode Island, Oki Japanese Steakhouse animates the dining experience by searing steaks at guests’ tables. At the sushi bar, chefs roll classic california rolls ($5.75) and spicy tuna rolls ($7) as well as vegetarian selections such as the yam potato kampyo maki ($5.50). The entree roster includes poultry selections such as the sansho-yaki, flavored with garlic and mustard ($19.50), as well as beef and seafood plates that appeal to a wider variety of appetites than a gumball machine that contains little cabbages. The restaurant’s signature hibachi dishes include filet mignon ($36.50) and tuna and chicken; to peruse the menu online click here.
Oki Japanese Steak House
Since 1976, the sleek interior of Oki Japanese Steak House has hosted customers digging into plates freighted with sushi, hibachi-seared steak, and seafood. At teppanyaki tables, chefs build walls of fire around succulent meats while using gleaming knives to divide and recombine piles of fried rice and fresh vegetables. Nearby, sushi chefs focus on assembling immaculate rolls stuffed with tender slices of eel, salmon, and tuna.