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Poke It puts a new spin on traditional Hawaiian-style dishes

Poke It puts a new spin on traditional Hawaiian-style dishes

If asked what the biggest food craze is right now in San Diego, your answer might well be “poke.” And you would be right.

With poke restaurants opening all over the county, there’s nary a neighborhood that doesn’t have access to the Hawaiian-style bowl. So how do you innovate on a popular trend?

Poke It might just have the answer. Incorporating a distinctly Mexican flavor into the mix, the restaurant offers toppings such as fried jalapenos, grilled corn, guacamole and chicharrónes made from salmon skin. In addition, there is an al pastor-style salmon on the menu, with the the poke-cut fish marinating in a traditional Mexican sauce and topped with guacamole,...

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