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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Saiko

1307 S. Wabash Ave. (13th St.) Send to Phone
312-922-2222
Once you sift through all of the “stuff” that finds its way onto each plate and get to the “meat” of each dish, it all comes off at a high level of quality and good taste. The dual concept of sushi and steakhouse is interesting, but we suspect that Saiko will quietly morph into more steakhouse than sushi at some point.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Saiko Restaurant Review

: The beef and sushi combination, which to some is the ultimate surf 'n' turf set-up, has taken Chicago by storm, and Saiko is the latest to blow into town. Here we find gyoza paired with a zippy smoked chili soy, Zuke halibut cheeks laced with a wasabi vinaigrette, shrimp tempura, filet mignon and shogun prime rib-eye. Now you know why we used the words surf 'n' turf. And, yes, sushi too (nigiri and family are well represented). Desserts are thoroughly Western, despite the influences of ingredients such as green tea and yuzu (citron). And what could be more fitting in a Japanese restaurant than an all-American banana split? And it was a dandy. In this rendition (brought to you by the people behind restaurants named Red Light, Gioco and Opera), which is part of the South Loop revival, industrial chic is raised to a level that if you wore a hard hat to dinner it would not be inappropriate.
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