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Would You Eat a Sushi Turkey Roll for Thanksgiving?
Takami Sushi & Robata Restaurant in downtown LA is trying to get into the holiday spirit by combining its fusion motif (Japanese Tacos, Deep Fried Cheese on a Stick with Shrimp, anyone?) with Thanksgiving.
Their special roll has fresh roasted turkey with avocado, asparagus, cucumber, and Daikon Sprouts wrapped in soy paper and rice seasoned with dill and chives and drizzled with gravy. It's $20 and served with cranberry sauce, grilled vegetables, mashed potatoes and pumpkin soup served in a shot glass. It will be served through Thanksgiving.
"A sushi restaurant has no business preparing turkey," one foodie told us. "So, so, so wrong."
Over at Eater LA, Lesley Balla tells restaurateurs that "it's OK to not have a Thanksgiving special."
What do you think?