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Tag: ahi poke Tacoma


Raw enthusiast: In search of poke in Tacoma

I call this the poor-man's sushi only because of its very affordable pricetag, or at least in contrast to the $14 it will cost you at other restaurants. This poke is simply prepared with soy and a sprinkle of sesame seeds over a salad of sliced cucumbers and lettuce. It's $3.50 at Sushi Station in Puyallup.

Poke can be simple or complicated, tame in flavor or boldly spiced. The one constant in the poke equation is this: the foundation starts with cubes of raw tuna. Beyond that, a poke recipe is open for interpretation. Or at least it is in the hands of local chefs. Click “more” to read about a few interesting poke dishes I’ve sampled around town recently, and please tell me about your favorite poke. Read more »