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$10 for $20 Worth of Sushi and Drinks
The menu includes nigiri and maki, such as Kamakaze rolls made with fresh tuna layered over a core of spicy tuna ($14) or nine-piece sashimi platters ($18), and entrees, such as grilled Atlantic salmon ($18) and sea bass ($21).
Sleek decor and bold colors fill Sushi-Ai's dining room to complement the elegant plates of sushi rolls and Japanese-influenced entrees. A white banquette lines one wall and modern chairs snuggle up to black tables illuminated by candlelight. Against a red-tiled backdrop, sushi chefs slice up nigiri and arrange their signature maki rolls, which can be cloaked in black rice upon request. The Green Turtle roll comes topped with shrimp and wasabi tobiko to hide its core of freshwater eel and avocado, and the salmon Obsession is filled with cucumber and crabmeat that move in with lightly battered spicy salmon, gradually copying the salmon's personality quirks and mannerisms.
710 West Euclid Avenue
Palatine, IL 60004