If humans are mostly made of water, and fish traditionally inhabit water, fish should naturally occur in the human body. Fix this gap in nature’s logic with today’s Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of lunch fare at The Sushi Bar in Edmond.
The Sushi Bar accents its light lunch menu (offered Monday–Friday, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.) with piquant parcels of fresh sushi. The agedashi tofu's lightly crusted tofu, shaved bonito flakes, and tempura sauce ($6) prime the taste buds for a steak teriyaki bento box served with miso, salad, rice, fruit, and gyoza ($8)—all neatly compartmentalized into boxes, just like an unassembled Ikea Frankenstein. For more complex flavors, try the Captain Crunch roll, which bundles tempura shrimp, crabstick, cucumber, and avocado, then tops them with crunchy tempura flakes and sweet sauce ($9). The spicy tuna roll ($7) remains a timeless favorite, and maki disciples will instinctively bow before the Triple Bypass roll and its heart-stopping bundle of fried pepper-jack cheese coated in tempura and crowned with parmesan-baked shrimp, bacon bits, spicy mayo, and sweet sauce ($17).
The Sushi Bar makes it easy to unwind after a stressful morning of quality-testing air-raid sirens by outfitting its expansive, multipart dining area with wooden canopies, wood tables, cushion-backed chairs, and plentiful window light. Amateur sushi chefs can study the intricacies of fish fillet firsthand by sitting at the bar, or they can just relax and watch Are You Stronger than a Fifth Grader? on the TV above the bar.
The Sushi Bar
To create the Renegade roll, the sushi chefs at The Sushi Bar stuff a fresh jalapeño pepper with cream cheese, fry it tempura-style, and top the crispy pepper with salmon, cucumber, and sesame seeds. This creative fusion of Eastern and Western flavors extends to the entire menu. Chefs drizzle a tempura shrimp roll with poblano-basil sauce, for instance, and serve a marinated rack of lamb with a green-tea red miso sauce.
The restaurant features a sleek and minimalist dining room. Slatted wooden arches stretch above the dining room, and bamboo light fixtures glow against pale columns and the contours of every diner’s chiseled features.
Northwest Oklahoma City
1201 NW 178th St.
Edmond, Oklahoma 73012