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Sushi Huku

6300 Powers Ferry Rd. (I-285, exit 22) Send to Phone
Sushi and a large selection of small plates and traditional fare sustain this long-popular restaurant.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner Mon.-Sat.

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Sushi Huku, Atlanta, GA

Sushi Huku Restaurant Review

: Despite its presence in a classic grocery store shopping center, Sushi Huku gives you the feeling of being in Japan from the moment you approach the building. From the exterior and front door with its wood trim, you step into a world of Japanese finishes and art. A line of banquettes sits opposite the sushi bar with tables positioned between the two. Comfort begins when you're presented a warm moist cloth with which to refresh. We like the hot green tea, but a long list of saké and sushi-suitable wines also tempts. Start with a small dish, as if in an izakaya, such as the duo of pork belly skewers. Just salty enough, the sweet fat enriches every bite. We also tasted the infrequently seen chawan mushi, those warm, savory custards that come replete with other ingredients, in this case seafood. Smooth and creamy, it was a serious treat. A tataki of beef perched atop barely wilted spinach is another of many small plates that one might assemble for a meal. For rolls, we went for the Tiger Eye (a salmon and avocado tempura) and enjoyed its crispy texture, and for contrast, a special cooked roll of scallops with a creaminess that was most delectable. There are a few desserts, such as a Japanese-style flan, but we abandoned it after a few bites. Perhaps one shouldn't stray so far from tradition.


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