Morning! It was another late night in the Sullivan house. These 8:30 Bruins games are killing me, but I am trying so hard to stay on track/schedule this week.
After work yesterday I hit up my favorite running partner for a 4 mile run! By the time I got home I was starving. I threw open the fridge and quickly assembled some pork fried rice!
Frozen brown rice from Trader Joe’s, frozen veggies, pineapple, and leftover pork and veggies from Friday nigh’t dinner.
I just love being able to throw something together last minute that’s actually fantastic and not from a box.
Last Friday, Nolan and I went to a sushi restaurant which is quickly becoming a favorite of ours.
Ten-Ichi is a local Japanese restaurant which has been featured on the Phantom Gourmet, and often has Groupons available. We went there for the first time last year with a Groupon and didn’t hesitate before buying another.
This trip we decided to go for sushi. Typically when we get sushi we order the same old rolls because the specialty rolls are either too expensive, or sound unappetizing. We hate to waste a roll on something we end up hating or is sub par. However after looking over their menu, we decided to take a gamble and try 3 rolls we have never had before.
To be honest, this roll was just ok. It had good flavor, but it wasn’t anything extrordinary. I will tell you that I love avocado in sushi and it was a really great complement to the unagi. I just wish the unagi/veggie ratio was a little closer to 50/50. A little more would have gone a long way!
We don’t typically order tempura, but this one just sounded too good to pass up. This was the first roll I have ever has that had fruit on it and it was certainly a different experience but the sweetness was an unexpectedly pleasant. This was also my first roll with oyster! It was great to get some crunch in there too!
Kamikazi roll- spicy tuna, avocado, jalapeno topped with torched white tuna, plum paste, spicy mayo, and red tobiko.
This was without a doubt the best roll.
I can’t even describe this roll except to say it was amazing! The fish/ veggie ratio was phenomenal! The jalapeno and spicy mayo gave it a great kick but also had some serious flavor. I’m pretty sure the tuna was swimming around that morning, it tasted that fresh.
Put it this way, the smile that spread over Nolan’s face as he took a bite was bigger than his smile at our wedding.
Before we left the table, we bought another Groupon. I cannot wait to go back.