Pictured here: Two Koi’s lava roll
Here is the first of seven installments about South Sound maki sushi.
TwoKoi Japanese Restaurant
Where: 1552 Commerce St., Tacoma; 253-274-8999; www.twokoi.com
Hours: Lunch served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday; Dinner served 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Sunday
Price: $-$$ (Entrees under $30)
Jackie Young Koh always wanted a fusion restaurant. And now he has that in TwoKoi, where he merges his Japanese and French culinary training with his native Korean palate.
"There were no fusion restaurants here, and I really wanted to try it," said Koh, who previously worked at Tacoma’s Fujiya.
Add one more culinary twist to Koh’s repertoire: Midwestern.