On a recent evening, a pregnant woman sipped a mocktail while holding forth on the oceans worth of raw makimono
she plans to order after she gives birth.
We decided to graze the extensive menu of makimono
, sushi and sashimi.
The sashimi, sushi and makimono should definitely be tried as starters to a large meal.
When it comes to the makimono, rolls of seaweed wrapped in rice and enclosed with fillings, the spicy shake maki is a great option, which is made from salmon and filled with Japanese mayonnaise, spring onions and chili powder.
The menu offers a good variety of tantalizing Japanese dishes from sushi and sashmi to temaki and makimono
Jewel Bako was the first, and it has since been joined by Jewel Bako Makimono
, a casual offshoot of the original; Jack's Luxury Oyster Bar, a New Orleans-influenced raw bar in a 19th-century coach house; and Grace's Kalbi Bar, a Korean barbecue place that, according to Mr.
25 (if you want uni with quail egg), makimono
- rolls with crab, eel, salmon or shrimp, at $3.
A selection of Japanese specialties, including Makimono
rolls, as well as re-imagined offerings like low-carb rolls, in downtown Sarasota.
Other special makimono
included fire dragon maki ($15, soy bean wrap, shrimp tempura, cream cheese, cucumber, avocado, spiced salmon and Japanese spicy mayo); rainbow maki ($11.
, or rolled sushi, choices range from faux crab/avocado/cucumber/flying fish roe maki at $5.
The well organized and accessorized sushi bar is in the center rear of the dining room, and while it doesn't dominate the room, it does provide a visible stage for Kenichi's sushi chefs (Kenny and Bobby Huang) to create a dizzying array of sushi, sashimi and makimonos