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cilantro and sliced avocado, the salty, savory
soy sauce merged the veggie flavors
expertly with the lightly seasoned tuna.
The meal was perfectly rounded with a
side of the Spam Bam onigiri, a delicious
snack of Spam, scallions and eel sauce
sandwiched between rice and tightly
wound by hand in a crunchy seaweed
While this was more than enough for
a hearty meal, JT and Chris Tsang excitedly
took it to the next level, creating a
personalized bowl based on my likes and
Catered just for me, the vast medley of
vegetables including cucumber and bell
pepper were tossed in a citrus ponzu
sauce. The bowl was led by shrimp and
something new to my dining vocabulary:
unagi, or eel.
All hesitations were put aside, for it was
plain to see that I was in good hands. And
sure enough, with a flavoring and texture
reminiscent of freshly roasted chicken, the
unagi proved to be my favorite part of the
meal. As with before, the bowl was perfectly
paired with onigiri, this time featuring the savoriness
of salmon sashimi, the sweetness of
fresh cucumber, and the kick of a spicy mayo.
“Nobody wants a rice bowl anymore,”
said JT Tsang, in reference to their menu.
“You have to mix it up a bit and give the
customers something worth coming for.”
And something worth coming for is exactly
what you’ll get, proven by the success
of their first location in Flushing.
While keeping the simple takeout style of
their original place on Roosevelt Avenue,
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