Before sushi proved how delightful rolled-up food could be, fish had been served folded over rice and woven into a basket. Grind on an intertwined edible with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of Japanese fare and drinks at Sushi Unlimited, with locations in Roseville, Folsom, and Davis.
Sushi Unlimited's experienced chefs use seafood-rolling skills and fresh ingredients to construct an imaginative menu of Japanese dishes. The harmonious blend of the Reggae Man roll serenades tongues with notes of cream cheese, crab mix, cucumber, and fried shrimp ($11.95), while the Tang Tang Tang roll's ($13.95) special white sauce laces together deep-fried salmon and spicy tuna like the shoes of a gullible substitute teacher. For a heftier platter, human food processors can sneak a peek at the tonkatsu, a deep-fried pork cutlet ($12.25 for lunch; $17.95 for dinner), or the Smokin Combo, a plate adorned with barbecued albacore, spicy tuna, and a fried roll ($18.50). Sushi Unlimited rounds out its menu with a giant nail file, as well as a variety of beers and sake.
The chefs at Sushi Unlimited combine their eye for artistry with fresh ingredients to create sushi rolls and hearty entrees. Their signature rolls pay homage to elements of nature as well as local sports teams. For instance, chefs pack the Raiders roll with deep-fried shrimp and spicy tuna before hacking it into pieces with a cutlass and serving it on a wooden plank. As for traditional cooked dishes, the culinary team charbroils fresh salmon steaks for teriyaki plates and deep-fries tempura-style shrimp and vegetables.
At the Davis location, a red accent wall behind the bar vivifies the selection of Japanese sake and beer. The Folsom restaurant boasts a marble-topped sushi bar and wooden columns painted in a whimsical purple. Dotted with flat-screen televisions, the Roseville location has a casual vibe.