It's a Friday night on the see-and-be-seen corner of Hennepin and Lagoon in Uptown, and the Social House's staff members are splitting their time between giving wine pairing recommendations to tables of parents ecstatic to be out past 9 p.m., and running sake and shots to the rowdy group of twentysomethings obnoxiously asking their server, "Who ordered the 'miso horny' soup?" In a quieter corner with the floor-to-ceiling windows that once made Zeno Cafe, a former occupant of this space, a desirable post-movie drink and dessert destination, we scan the list of signature maki rolls, trying to find something ... raw. "Is it just me or do a lot of these descriptions include the words 'deep' and 'fried'? Not that I have a problem with that," said my dining companion, "but I didn't think sushi was really supposed... More >>>
The Niji Roll: Sushi for people who don’t like sushi?