From the beginning, the mission of Zushimaki has been to create cuisine that looks good, tastes good, and is healthy all at the same time. The menu at this three year old restaurant is an Asian fusion of Thai, Vietnamese, and Japanese dishes. After eighteen years of working in other people’s establishments, Master Chef Hung Bui decided to strike out on his own and create an experience for diners based upon his own vision. He chooses to concentrate on his favorite dishes from across the region offering diners a selection of varying choices. This week’s special, highlighted on the restaurant’s website, is a Mixed Sashimi Salad with tuna, salmon, yellowtail, white tuna, white fish, octopus, crab, lettuce, carrot, cucumber, jalapenos, green onion, and served with ponzu sauce. Chefís epic Signature Rolls include; the King Cobra: spicy tuna and avocado; topped with seared white tuna, jalapenos and smelt roe. Also the, Dynamite Bomb: spicy scallops, avocado, tempura crunch, and asparagus; topped with tuna, white tuna, salmon, yellowtail, jalapenos, smelt roe, and green onion mix in spicy sauce. The Chirashi Bowl is a bowl of rice topped with crab, egg, shrimp, 3 pieces of tuna, 3 pieces of white tuna, 3 pieces of salmon, 3 pieces of yellowtail, 3 pieces of white fish, 3 pieces octopus, and smelt roe. There is a fabulous Pad Thai Curry, rice noodles, with egg, bean sprouts and green onion accented with ground peanuts and chili. The Thai Curry dishes feature a choice of beef, shrimp, chicken, pork, tofu or vegetables in one of four curry sauces, cooked in coconut milk, bamboo shoots, carrot, bell peppers and basil.There is also a nice selection of appetizers and soups. Be sure to save room for a luscious dessert such as the Tempura Ice Cream, raspberry sauce, and mango slices.The hours are Monday-Friday, Lunch: 11:00am-2:30pm. Dinner: 5:00pm-9:30pm. Saturday : 4:00pm-9:00pm. And Sunday-Closed. Zushimaki is a small family restaurant with a warm atmosphere and wonderfully attentive staff whose motto is; ì Always Fresh, Always Healthy and Always Deliciousî. Zushimaki offers a wide variety of Sushi, Japanese, Thai, and Vietnamese dishes that will surely awaken your taste buds.
1031 Riverside Dr
Franklin, TN 37064