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New Poke and Ramen Bars!

FEATURED ITEM: New Poke and Ramen Bars!

Make a fun dinner at home with Poke or Ramen Bowls! Or visit the new bars in our Wellesley store.

Poke is the Hawaiian word that means “to slice or cut,” and Poke Bowls are filled with cut up raw fish and an array of other ingredients.

Be sure to use high-quality, sushi-grade fish that is suitable for serving raw. Salmon and tuna are popular choices. Marinate the fish in soy sauce, sesame oil or coconut aminos. Add freshly grated ginger and garlic.  Or marinate it in a spicy mayo. For a vegetarian version, try tofu instead of fish.

For the base, consider rice, greens or even rice noodles. Add julienned or chopped vegetables, such as cucumbers, radishes, red cabbage and avocado. Edamame, seaweed salad and kimchi are also great additions for flavor and texture. Keep to the Hawaiian roots of the dish with cubes of pineapple, too. And sprinkle sesame seeds on top!

If you’re near our Wellesley store, it’s even easier to enjoy a poke bowl at our new Poke Bar.  Made with fresh fish and all the fixings from Mai Sushi, our take on this Hawaiian staple lets you combine your favorite bases (sushi rice or mixed greens), proteins (Yuzu Salmon, Spicy Ahi Tuna, Tofu, Crab Stick, and Avocado) and toppings, including seaweed salad, edamame salad, soy ginger beets, pea shoots, and more. Enjoy as much or as little as you like for $13.99 per pound, made fresh daily and available to go, 10:30am – 7pm.

For an Asian-themed bowl, Ramen Bowls are complete with meat or veggies, noodles and broth, and often flavored with soy sauce or miso. Make your own at home with this Ramen Bowl recipe. It features a warm, ginger and cinnamon scented broth, plus thinly sliced steak, noodles, and your choice of add-ins, including mushrooms, bamboo shoots, sliced green onions, chili garlic sauce and more.

Or stop by our Wellesley store and dine-in or take out from our new Ramen Bar, any time from 10:30am-7pm! With menu options ranging from Tonkotsu to Yuzu Chicken to Veggie, you’ll find that ramen is much more than a college student’s salty midnight snack.

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