If you search for a good sushi place, your search result will probably return many restaurants. Even non-Japanese restaurants have started including sushi in their menu. That is because Japanese food is so good and I am pretty sure a lot of people will agree with me. Japanese food have that ability to fill your stomach without making you feel like you stuffed a whole quarter pound burger. And I am all about getting my belly full minus the heavy feeling.
Origami is one of the standalone Japanese restaurants. They have two locations in Minneapolis. Last week, I went to uptown location which is located between the Lagoon cinema and Bar Louie.
I started off with something that I always order when I am dining at a Japanese restaurant, seaweed salad. There is something refreshing about the seaweed salad despite it’s slimy texture.
I got an order of spicy yellow tail and salmon avocado. Both were good except there was nothing spicy about spicy yellow tail.
Chicken Gyozas were way better than what I have tried in many places. The pieces were big and well stuffed.
Grilled Chicken Donburi rice bowls came with assorted pickled vegetables. I thought that was interesting because rice bowls usually come with regular grilled or pan-fried vegetables.
Overall, I liked this restaurant. They had both bar style seating with tv screens for game days as well as regular restaurant style seating. I can’t say anything negative about this place, except one thing; the smell of the bleach was too strong. On a positive note, I now know they take hygiene seriously 🙂