Wine and dogs – have you ever heard of such a spectacular duo? Whether you’re attending to play or interested in adding a new friend to your home, local animal shelters bring dogs in need of adopting to meet patrons and other dogs. Guests are encouraged to bring their own pups and a portion of the proceeds from the tasting room are donated to the visiting shelter. Cue the “awwwwwww.” Keep Reading
After the beloved Two Guys Tacos closed on the Corner, UVa students and CVille dwellers alike were stunned as to what could be coming to town. The newly-opened restaurant is none other than Poke Sushi Bowl!
Poke is an increasingly trendy food. For those behind on the times, we’re talking about a raw fish salad that is a staple in Hawaiian cuisine – yum! Joining forces with Japanese influences of sushi, these bowls are sure to be delicious.
The shop works in a pretty simple manner. (1) Pick your based of brown or sushi rice. (2) Plop on a protein – anything from salmon and eel to krab or tofu. (3) Get creative with your mix-ins! Edamame, mango, seaweed, and more can all add some variety into your bowl. (4) Choose a sauce like the Ponzu Citrus, Coconut Cream, or Ginger Wasabi Shoyu. (5) Top it off with peppers, seeds, nuts, or seaweed!
The many, many options laid out before you means your bowl can be customized and made one of a kind! For those overwhelmed by the many options of Poke Sushi Bowl, a variety of Signature Bowls are available for combinations that are guaranteed to be delish.
Check out the Dragon Bowl, Miso Tofu, or Hawaiian Bowl!
Poke Sushi Bowl is also committed to maintaining healthy standards! They use a “non-oil” cooking procedure and do not welcome corn syrup or artificial flavors in their kitchen.
For a fast and delicious lunch, stop by today!
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