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(Phoenix New Times)   Mexican sushi? Say it ain't so, jose   (blogs.phoenixnewtimes.com) divider line 106
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2014-05-09 02:31:35 PM
Not just diarrhea for you but a trip to the hospital you will have.
 
2014-05-09 02:46:03 PM
Jose Garces could do it and i'd probably stuff my face
 
2014-05-09 02:55:19 PM
I was on a layover in  LA recently and ate at a place called Samarai Sals.  They had a full sushi and Mexican menu.  It was darn good.

I'd recommend it to anyone near LAX.
 
2014-05-09 03:08:12 PM
I have been to quite a few sushi places that have some flash-fried rolls on the menu and many of them are quite good.
 
2014-05-09 03:19:13 PM
It worked for Brasil.... Brazilian sushi is pretty good. I've also tried Peruvian sushi. I wasn't impressed by it but it wasn't bad.
 
2014-05-09 03:42:18 PM
Are we going to pretend that ceviche doesn't exist?
 
2014-05-09 04:17:12 PM
I've had very good sushi in Japan and very good Mexican food in Mexico. I'm intrigued.

Any PHX farkers want to make this a meetup?
 
2014-05-09 04:27:06 PM
One place I go to has had a crab and jalapeno roll forever, it's damned tasty.  These don't look too bad, either, I'd give them a shot.
 
2014-05-09 04:27:43 PM

Makh: Are we going to pretend that ceviche doesn't exist?


This
 
2014-05-09 04:28:43 PM
The only problem I have with the combination as mentioned in TFA would be the use of cream cheese.  Cream cheese in sushi rolls is an abomination.
 
2014-05-09 04:28:52 PM

Makh: Are we going to pretend that ceviche doesn't exist?


Thank you. Love me some ceviche.
 
2014-05-09 04:31:11 PM

Makh: Are we going to pretend that ceviche doesn't exist?


ceviche isn't raw, the citrus chemically cures the fish
 
2014-05-09 04:31:48 PM
coolmaterial.com
 
2014-05-09 04:32:19 PM
I'm not eating elbow.
 
2014-05-09 04:32:50 PM
i.imgur.com
 
2014-05-09 04:35:34 PM
This is not a new thing
 
2014-05-09 04:35:46 PM

DubtodaIll: Makh: Are we going to pretend that ceviche doesn't exist?

ceviche isn't raw, the citrus chemically cures the fish


iat may not be raw, but it is uncooked. Same goes for stuff like prosciutto.

Also sushi != sashimi
 
2014-05-09 04:35:59 PM
Well when I was down in New Orleans I found a place that was serving Creole Sushi. It was pretty much disgusting, although putting jalapenos on traditional sushi instead of wasabi was pretty good.
 
2014-05-09 04:37:58 PM
The building blocks of shushi, shushi meat, peaches and guacamole
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2014-05-09 04:38:22 PM
  Taco Kissi? Really?
 
2014-05-09 04:39:05 PM
Meh no fish in it and the meat is cooked. I would gladly eat a carne asada roll .


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2014-05-09 04:39:39 PM
"We braved Señor Sushi and took on a few of their rolls to see what this trend is all about."

Yeah, eating this strange and exotic food took a lot of courage...   Go try to eat balut and then come back and talk to me.
 
2014-05-09 04:40:28 PM
It was hard to taste all the flavors because the breading, cream cheese, and heavy sauce were so overpowering. It seemed the contents were thrown together without much thought and thrown in the fryer


That right there explains why fusion foods don't always work. Japanese food tends to be simple, fresh ingredients, prepared honestly, and showcase what you are eating, and maybe a few subtle nuances thrown in. This just sounds...wrong.

Now, a Mexican-Cantonese hybrid could be interesting.
 
2014-05-09 04:43:43 PM
The sushi place near me has had Mexican Rolls for years.  They put some jalapenos in the roll.
 
2014-05-09 04:44:02 PM

genner: Meh no fish in it and the meat is cooked...



Lemme stop you right there. Sushi (zushi) refers to the vinegared rice ONLY. Sashimi is raw fish.


/The more you know...
 
2014-05-09 04:44:12 PM
You get schtoopid from fish, morancita!
 
2014-05-09 04:44:59 PM
"Hot, deep-fried cream cheese did not leave us wanting to finish it." 

I'll finish their Jalapeno poppers if I'm good and drunk...
 
2014-05-09 04:45:03 PM
Mexicans are masters at the preparation and presentation of fish.
 
2014-05-09 04:46:04 PM
Reminds me of this place in Carlsbad, NM

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2014-05-09 04:47:09 PM
Hmmm, I live above a Mexican sushi place and I have a Japanese-Mexican friend (there was a huge Japanese immigration to Latin America after WWII).
 
2014-05-09 04:50:24 PM

akya: I was on a layover in  LA recently and ate at a place called Samarai Sals.  They had a full sushi and Mexican menu.  It was darn good.

I'd recommend it to anyone near LAX.


Tony?
 
2014-05-09 04:50:34 PM
i ate a mexican whoa-oh sushi roll
 
2014-05-09 04:50:49 PM
When I used to live in Texas, once I asked a waitress what goes in the ceviche. As soon as she said catfish, no. Many of my Mexican friends there say it doesn't. I've had it with shrimp, not made with some mud sucker.
 
2014-05-09 04:50:52 PM

lilplatinum: "We braved Señor Sushi and took on a few of their rolls to see what this trend is all about."

Yeah, eating this strange and exotic food took a lot of courage...   Go try to eat balut and then come back and talk to me.


I will eat many things, but the mere mention of balut makes my gorge rise.
 
2014-05-09 04:51:01 PM

Hz so good: genner: Meh no fish in it and the meat is cooked...


Lemme stop you right there. Sushi (zushi) refers to the vinegared rice ONLY. Sashimi is raw fish.


/The more you know...


I know that and you know that but the fact that raw fish is mentioned in this thread made me post it for the education of everyone else.
 
2014-05-09 04:52:06 PM
To be fair, pretty much any food is Mexican infused considering the labor to prepare the food is probably all Mexican anyways.

Regardless, I don't see how this is weird. There are plenty of rolls that use Jalapenos and Avocado, and that aren't seafood that are great.
 
2014-05-09 04:53:18 PM

Dead for Tax Reasons: i ate a mexican whoa-oh sushi roll


Ah, Fark and its near-daily Wall of Voodoo references. Love it.
 
2014-05-09 04:53:54 PM
Ex-Texan: When I used to live in Texas, once I asked a waitress what goes in the ceviche. As soon as she said catfish, no. Many of my Mexican friends there say it doesn't. I've had it with shrimp, not made with some mud sucker.
 

I hope this was a joke.
 
2014-05-09 04:54:16 PM
I had sushi in Mexico. I didn't get a sense of cleanliness. I also almost got a knife in the gut when he missed a knife and it landed inches away from my stomach.
 
2014-05-09 04:56:20 PM

Ex-Texan: When I used to live in Texas, once I asked a waitress what goes in the ceviche. As soon as she said catfish, no. Many of my Mexican friends there say it doesn't. I've had it with shrimp, not made with some mud sucker.


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2014-05-09 05:00:31 PM

the money is in the banana stand: To be fair, pretty much any food is Mexican infused considering the labor to prepare the food is probably all Mexican anyways.

Regardless, I don't see how this is weird. There are plenty of rolls that use Jalapenos and Avocado, and that aren't seafood that are great.


Rice is no stranger to Mexican cuisine, either. Or, Tex-Mex, anyway. Mexican-American cuisine? Whatever you call it, rice and beans, they happen. And of course seafood tends to find its way into Mexican cuisine, too, so don't count that out.

The ingredients are there. Sounds like the execution at the reviewed restaurant was just lacking.
 
2014-05-09 05:00:37 PM
genner:

I know that and you know that but the fact that raw fish is mentioned in this thread made me post it for the education of everyone else.

Ah. The way you phrased it kinda threw me off.

Something else for the folks playing along at home, you CAN have things besides fish in sushi (like conch, which is a giant snail), you CAN also have raw things instead of fish as sashimi (I've seen chicken and pork, personally), and sushi can also be something that isn't a roll (like chirashizushi).
 
2014-05-09 05:01:18 PM

Donkey Hodie: Reminds me of this place in Carlsbad, NM

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We've eaten there a couple of times while passing through Carlsbad, not bad.
 
2014-05-09 05:05:56 PM

Plant Rights Activist: The only problem I have with the combination as mentioned in TFA would be the use of cream cheese.  Cream cheese in sushi rolls is an abomination.


As is the reconsolidated cooked fish parts sold as "imitation crab" which bargain places insert into sushi rolls. I'm not saying it isn't fish, or not tasty, but it's kind of like the egg-omelette sushi. It's cooked.
 
2014-05-09 05:07:59 PM

itsaidwhat: Plant Rights Activist: The only problem I have with the combination as mentioned in TFA would be the use of cream cheese.  Cream cheese in sushi rolls is an abomination.

As is the reconsolidated cooked fish parts sold as "imitation crab" which bargain places insert into sushi rolls. I'm not saying it isn't fish, or not tasty, but it's kind of like the egg-omelette sushi. It's cooked.


That's one I could never wrap my brain around. I mean, why not just go ahead and get omuraisu? A mexican spin on that, takoyaki, or okonomiyaki could be really good.
 
2014-05-09 05:12:58 PM
the title made me think of a sushi place nearby that does a mexican sashimi plate

cubed raw tuna, a spicy (habanero, i think) ponzu drizzle with some sea salt and green onions for garnish, on a bed of radish

iat's almost like poke
 
2014-05-09 05:16:41 PM

DubtodaIll: Makh: Are we going to pretend that ceviche doesn't exist?

ceviche isn't raw, the citrus chemically cures the fish


yeah, was going to say this.

also, sushi is aged a little and demands a lot from its rice, while ceviche is generally made with freshly caught fish.
 
2014-05-09 05:17:28 PM

Plant Rights Activist: The only problem I have with the combination as mentioned in TFA would be the use of cream cheese.  Cream cheese in sushi rolls is an abomination.


I don't mind a little bit of it in a roll with smoked salmon, but too much absolutely ruins the texture of the roll. What I find amusing is the article pooh-poohing Mexican sushi because it is breaded and deep fried, yet the author loves shrimp tempura. I guess breading and deep frying is OK on the inside of the roll, but not the outside.

Also, I don't mind mayonnaise, but I  hate it on sushi. It seems so "erase the taste" American (though they do it in Japan too).
 
2014-05-09 05:20:15 PM
I'm just going to assume you're talking about a Tijuana prostitute.
 
2014-05-09 05:21:19 PM

PC LOAD LETTER: I had sushi in Mexico. I didn't get a sense of cleanliness. I also almost got a knife in the gut when he missed a knife and it landed inches away from my stomach.


for some reason, made me think of:

did you hear the one about the tuna and the chef?

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A tuna walks into a sushi bar and tells the chef "You killed my father!"
Chef says "That's my business, fish."
The tuna thinks this for a moment and says "Very well. Then I challenge you to a game of chess. If I win, you stop being a chef forever."
"And if I win?" asks the chef.
"Then you can feed me to your customers," says the tuna.
So they start to play. Now, tunas love to play chess so in a few moves the tuna has the chef checkmated. "Looks like I win," says the tuna. The chef nods and plunges his knife into the tuna's belly.
"But I won!" says the tuna.
"So did you father," says the chef.
 
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