Best Bets: Sushi

Sushi

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Sushi

Sushi for dinner can be both economical and, if you order correctly, healthy. A-Tan at Poplar and Highland offers a selection of rolls from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday that fits the bill on both counts.

A selection of sushi rolls are $3 each and the house sake is two-for-one at A-Tan, Monday through Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

Photo by Jennifer Biggs

A selection of sushi rolls are $3 each and the house sake is two-for-one at A-Tan, Monday through Thursday from 5-7 p.m.

The rolls are $3, a savings of anywhere from 75 cents to about $2 off the regular menu. The 20 or so choices are simple — California roll, tuna, salmon, avocado and so forth — but tasty. The shrimp tempura, crunchy crab and spicy crawfish either include fried bits or mayonnaise, but make a nice bite or two when combined with one of the other rolls.

The house sake is two-for-one during the same time ($4.25 for the small), but it’s only the warm sake. I prefer mine cold, but the warmth chased the chill away on a recent cool and rainy evening.

—Jennifer Biggs: 529-5223

A-Tan, 3345 Poplar, Suite 17, is open Monday through Thursday and on Sunday from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and 10:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The restaurant serves Chinese and Japanese food, including hibachi. Call 458-8877.

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Comments » 1

Jets writes:

I love A-Tan! They have *wonderful* hot and sour soup and gyoza/potstickers. I am enamored of their steamed chicken and veggie dish which comes with two different sauces and has "healthy" written all over it. Nummy!! (And not boring, either!)

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