$19 for Sushi and Japanese Food at Sake Sushi Bar ($30 value)


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Chefs focus on both classic and delectable dishes, including special sushi rolls, authentic Thai cuisine, and yakitori food

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit/party/table. Alcohol and tax not included. Not valid with any other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

The Deal

  • $19 for $30 worth of sushi and Japanese food
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Nori: From Sea to Sushi 

An edible paper chock-full of nutrients, nori makes a long journey from the ocean to the sushi bar. Learn what holds your california roll together with Groupon’s guide to this sensational seaweed.

Sushi is common enough today that most people recognize nori, the dark-green or purple seaweed paper that encases each roll’s ingredients. Not only does nori keep sushi from falling apart, it adds a dose of vitamins and minerals including calcium, iron, and potassium to each bite.

In the past, farmers simply plucked naturally grown algae from the sea, cleaned off all the mermaid hairs, and dried it into nori. Today, its life cycle begins in a building that may resemble a swimming pool or bathhouse at first glance: a big, sunny seedling center lined with wide, shallow tanks of seawater. Each tank is lined with oyster shells, which act as mineral-rich food for Porphyra spores. After they’ve been feeding and growing for about five months, it’s time to seed the nets. Rotating drums are wound with synthetic nets, then spun through the tanks for 20–60 minutes to become saturated with spores.

At that point, the operation moves to the sea, where the nets are attached to bamboo poles to continue their life and grow into long, ragged pennants amid the tides. Once harvested, the plants are washed, ground into a pulp, and flattened into sheets. Finally, the sheets are toasted, graded, and readied for consumption, either as the partly rehydrated casing around sushi rolls or by themselves for a snack as healthy and crunchy as toasted Flintstones vitamins.

Customer Reviews

Happy Hour is from 4 - 6:30 and is a great value. Not very crowded and the wait staff is very friendly. Ask to be seated in Sombaud's section. He is pleasantly friendly, and attentive to details.
Vernon M. · June 4, 2015
Fantastic food! Their curries are yummy...the spice is a little higher than other places (in other words, I normally get medium and it was a bit hotter than I'm used to, mild was perfect though). Great food, ambiance and service!
Kasia M. · June 3, 2015
Great ambiance and fun sushi chefs...food was delicious, we'll definitely be back.
Randmf · May 16, 2015
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