Like romance novels, dumplings fit tempting tidbits into a small but steamy package. Passionately devour cuisine with today’s Groupon: for $35, you get a sushi dinner for two at Sushi on the Rocks (up to a $71.98 total value). The dinner includes:
- Two appetizers (up to a $10 value each)
- Two sushi rolls (up to a $14.99 value each)
- Two signature martinis (up to an $11 value each)<p>
Sushi on the Rocks pleases the palates, eyes, and ears of patrons with a menu of fresh Japanese fare, refreshing libations, and live jazz and blues. Culinary expeditions can begin with peel-popping edamame or shumai, steamed shrimp dumplings that whet appetites for both seafood and saunas. Executive sushi chef John J. Lee’s 60 nigiri and maki options—ranging from sweet fresh fruit sushi to elaborate specialty rolls—truncate the dithering of indecisive appetites. Dining duos can scale the savory summit of the Snow Mountain roll, which wraps white tuna and spicy crab in lightly fried soy paper and japanese mayo. The Playboy roll bundles spicy tuna with asparagus and tempura shrimp, and the seafaring ingredients cling together for comfort as gastronomic arsonists set rolls ablaze. Thirst-quenching signature martinis swirl together a rainbow of fruity liquors, such as the Geisha Sunrise’s elixir of pear vodka and peach schnapps peppered with champagne and orange juice. Melodies swim through the elegant dining room Thursday–Sunday evening, tickling eardrums with the sounds of jazz and blues.
Sushi on the Rocks
Sushi on the Rocks pleases the palates, eyes, and ears of patrons with fresh Japanese fare, refreshing libations, and live jazz tunes. Owner John J. Lee crafts nearly 80 nigiri and maki options that range from sweet fresh fruit sushi to elaborate specialty rolls, such as the spicy tuna, tempura shrimp, and asparagus bundled into the Playboy roll. Entrees include grilled chicken drenched in teriyaki sauce, teriyaki steak or chicken options, and new specialty rolls such as the Mexican roll with shrimp tempura, and mixed crab, which is topped with spicy tuna, avocado, and mango. Thirst-quenching hot sake can warm chilled throats and the hearts of fish-loving misers, while more than 10 varieties of wines spare diners the arduous task of juicing their own raisins. Melodies swim through the elegant dining room Thursday and Saturday evenings, tickling eardrums with the sounds of jazz.