10 Places for Crazy Sushi in Metro Manila (Spot.ph)

(This feature was published in Spot.ph last April 24, 2019)

Nigiri, uramaki, temaki, maki, and sashimi: if all of these sound familiar to you, then you must be a true blue sushi fan. Almost always, raw seafood is the star in this Japanese specialty that’s famous the world over. Although it may not appeal to everyone at first, there’s a big chance that you’ll be craving those rolls again and again. Plus, lots of Japanese restaurants around the Metro go beyond the traditional to offer sushi that’s extraordinary.

We’ve gathered a list of places in Metro Manila where you can get modern, over-the-top sushi.

Mr. Roboto

From the moment you step inside Mr. Roboto, you know that this restaurant in Alabang is bold and playful, with robot-inspired interiors that are peppered with prints from Japanese anime. The menu reflects this vibe, with their colorful Japanese food letting you feast with your eyes first. Grab your chopsticks and zoom in on their modern sushi, some of which are named after Japanese cartoons and manga characters. The Mazinger Z (P235) is a dependable choice with its combination of spicy salmon with cream cheese and crispy salmon skin. If you don’t mind some heat, go for Daimos (P250) that has spicy shrimp bisque, or Voltes V (P280) that features fried ebi wrapped in kani and wasabi mayo.

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