Although primarily known for Mexican and Southwestern food, Arizona offers plenty in the way of international dining—just look at the thriving Tucson sushi scene. With an eclectic lineup of restaurants in Tucson specializing in the Japanese culinary staple, it’s easy to find everything from classic California rolls to more inventive creations, such as Sushi Garden's Zombie Roll, a cucumber roll with soft-shell crab and avocado in a fried-onion crust fortified with honey-jalapeno sauce and Sriracha. Of course there are plenty of Tucson restaurants that curate a more traditional Japanese experience, as well, such as Shogun, which serves freshly prepped sushi and sashimi in a space surrounded by wood-paneled walls and authentic Japanese artwork.

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