Bacon Week: When Pigs Fry

With a sushi menu featuring nine distinctive rolls with bacon - sauced with exotic concoctions like sweet mandarin and bruleed ginger aioli - it's safe to say this Normal Heights haunt has the inventive sushi game on lock, carving out a niche for itself among sushi and bacon enthusiasts.

The best selling When Pigs Fry roll at Sabuku Sushi combines spicy tuna and braised asparagus wrapped in two thick-cut, honey-cured and hickory-smoked bacon slices; then, it's lightly coated in tempura and fried until golden, and comes topped with the mandarin and aioli sauces, plus bonito flakes, adding to the smoky nature of this crunchy, flavor-loaded treat.

Sabuku Sushi: 3027 Adams Ave., Normal Heights. (619) 281-9700 or sabukusushi.com

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Source: DiscoverSD

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