We’re on A Roll! at Zushi Me Sushi Fushion
All rightie, it doesn’t say eat all the rolls but I didn’t find a sign that said just that so this will have to do, my foodie friends.
But I’m getting ahead of myself. First, a little background of how we came to this pretty little sushi bar . I’ve been seeing snippets of this place on the web but didn’t really get a name and it’s a big thanks to power eatsploring couple, Ela and Paolo that my researching ended. (You’re on a roll with recommending great places for the Baguio food adventurers and it is much appreciated! We can now all move on to more productive and pleasurable things like … yes … eating =b)
I’ve been craving for maki, rolls, salmon sushi and little bites of that sort since our most recent visit to Sumo Sam (theirs are a more over the top selection of rolls that gave me a sickened feeling after a few slices) , and with this visit to Zushi Me, I was thoroughly gratified. *contented sighs
After admiring how quaint the dining area of this restaurant is, Race and I noticed that there was more to this sushi resto than sushi. They also serve other Japanese dishes like kani soup and vegetable gyoza. (Okay, okay, gyoza doesn’t seem all too different from rolls – in the way that we eat it but there we go.)
These were delicately made with a nice balance of the stuffing and the wonton wrap. Served with a dipping sauce different from the sushi soy sauce, the five pieces were down our hatches before my drink was delivered to the table.
The kani soup is one of the best egg drop soups I’ve ever had. It’s like Knorr real Chinese soup – just add one egg! *gong sound … with tons and tons of crab stick strips and other bits and pieces that for a moment, I thought I was eating congee.
I was intent on satisfying my hankering for salmon so the box salmon roll was my first choice of roll. Oh my, those stripped up crab sticks and salmon. (And what a lovely hue, the ZushiMe’s special sauce had too, don’t you agree?)
As soon as we had two platters of rolls in front of us, the box salmon and tsunami maki; our drinks, the cute pot of green tea and ube shake, quickly took a back seat (and were forgotten till the end of the meal) to the explosion of flavors the rolls had. =)
The tsunami maki with its stuffing of asparagus, cucumber and lettuce was lost on me. It was overpowered by the crabstick breading that covered it and I realized right then that crunchy, rough stuff on rolls is not for me. *shyeew
I quickly changed my mind about that on-the-rolls line with our next order because although it had crunchy bits on it, it was fine. It’s the enveloped whole piece that I didn’t like. I ate these crispy crab sticks (on a roll with the crab sticks too *heehaha) by itself, enjoying how it had a sweet nib on it like nori maki arare. As for the roll itself, a rich bite with salmon, tuna, more crabsticks, mango and cucumber.
Race was already feeling quite full with our selection of Zushi Me greats but I still wanted to keep on chopstick-ing. \m/ We got one from the sushi nigiri selection – fish on top of rice, the octopus nigiri. I don’t believe I’ve ever had octopus in my life and I was thinking it might just taste like squid. Not sure until I have both in one sitting but this was chewy and I think had a stronger taste of the sea than squid. (Take a bite out of octopus – CHECK!) Oh and yes, the menu didn’t mention it but there was a light brushing of wasabi between the rice and the octopus that gave me a jolt with matching terrified expression for a couple of seconds. (Haha, Racey missed taking a photo =)) )
I STILL haven’t gotten enough and rainbow roll came to see what it could do. Topped with a variety of sashimi (salmon, tuna, octopus; one we’re not certain if it’s mackarel or barbecued eel or still octopus; and yup, yup, yup, crab sticks), I was done for … in a good way. (“,)
X marks ZushiMe for good food in Baguio. We’re on a roll roll, we’re on a crab stick roll and we’re on a roll with good eats in Baguio City (Thanks once again, Ela and Paolo! I owe you … Eve’s Garden, take two? =D)
Service: (Pardon the different sizes of the treasure chest ratings, WordPress changed up their photo details window and it’s driving me nuts!)
Before I forget, here’s the ZushiMe menu. Ready, afoodionados? Let’s roll!
Zushi Me (Sushi Fushion)
[Yep, they spelled it like that. So reminds me of Risaikuru Furyu: Recycled for You Japanese surplus *snicker snicker)]
106 La Azotea Building
Baguio City, Philippines
***Four days to the opening of the Usher Summer In with Cha Tien giveaway! I hope you guys join the fun!
Tags: #1, adventure, affordable, affordable baguio, affordable food baguio, affordable rolls Baguio, ambiance, asparagus, Azotea, background, Baguio, baguio affordable eats, baguio affordable foods, baguio best restaurants, Baguio cheap food, Baguio City, Baguio City eatscapade, Baguio City eatsploration, Baguio City Philippines, baguio cravings, Baguio dine, Baguio dining escapade, baguio eat, baguio eats, Baguio eatscapade, Baguio eatsploration, Baguio eatsplorer, Baguio eatsplorers, baguio favorite spot, baguio food, baguio food adventure, baguio food adventures, baguio food blog, Baguio food blogger, Baguio food escapade, Baguio food establishments, baguio food guide, baguio food map, baguio food photo blog, baguio food quest, Baguio food review, Baguio food reviews, baguio food trip, Baguio foodie, Baguio foodie blogger, Baguio foodies, baguio foods, baguio guide, baguio guide what to eat, Baguio Japanese cuisine, Baguio Japanese food, Baguio Japanese restaurant, Baguio La Azotea, baguio new restaurant, baguio new restaurants, Baguio Philippines, baguio restaurant blog, baguio restaurant blogs, Baguio restaurant connoisseur, Baguio restaurant food, baguio restaurant guide, baguio restaurant map, Baguio restaurant review, Baguio restaurant reviews, Baguio restaurants review, Baguio restaurants reviews, baguio restaurants to eat, Baguio session road, Baguio where to eat, bake, barbecued eel, best, best kept secret, best restaurants in baguio, Beth, better, binge, blog, blogger, blogs, blogs about baguio food, box salmon roll, breakfast, budget, budget friendly, budget friendly dining baguio, business, businesses, california maki, CDO like OCD in alphabetical order, center, cheap eats in baguio, cheap food, cheap food baguio, cheap restaurants baguio, chef signature rolls Baguio, chest, chests, chewy octopus, chopsticks, city, City of Pines, comfort, comfort food, comfort in the familiar, comfort in the familiar Baguio, compare, comparison, comprehensive baguio food blog, comprehensive details about Baguio food, comprehensive information about Baguio food, connoisseur, contented, contented sigh, cook, cost, costs, crab sticks, crabstick Baguio, crabstick breading, craving, craving for maki and rolls, craving for rolls, cravings, crispy crab sticks, crunch rolls, crunchy bits, cucumber, customer, customers, delectable, delicate gyoza, delicious, delight, delights, didn't agree on, dine Baguio, dining around baguio, dining comfort, dining hideaway baguio, dining out, dinner, discover, discovering, discovery, dish, dishes, done for, done for in a good way, down the hatch, driving me nuts, easy on the pocket baguio eating, eat, eat all the rolls, eat all the sushi, eat and dine Baguio, eat baguio food, eat out baguio, eat-in-baguio, eateries, eatery, eating out Baguio, eating out in baguio, eats, eats baguio food, eats baguio foods, eats in Baguio, eats in Baguio City, eats-ploration baguio, eats-plore, eats-plore baguio, eatscapade, eatsploration, eatsplore, eatsplore baguio, eatsplorer, eatsplorers, eatsploring Baguio, eel, Ela Katrina, Elakatrina, establishment, establishments, explore, explore Baguio city, explorer, explorers, fancy, fantastic, favorite, favorite place to eat baguio, favorite restaurant, feeling full, find, find good Baguio food, find good food in Baguio, fish on top of rice, flavorful, food, food adventure, food adventures, food and drink, food cravings, food escapade, food establishment, food establishments, food quest, food trip, food trip in baguio, food trip with Xine, food trips, foodie, foodie trip, foodie trip Baguio, foodies, foods, forgotten, funds, gastronomic, getting ahead of myself, Godzilla Baguio, Godzilla roll, gong, good, good Baguio food, good eats, good eats Baguio, good food, good foods, gratified, great, great time, guide, guide to restaurants in Baguio City, gyouza, gyoza Baguio, hankering, hotel, hunt, I owe you, Japanese dishes, Japanese Restaurant Baguio, Japanese surplus Baguio, jolt, just add one egg, kani, kani soup, kani soup Baguio, Karla, Knorr real Chinese soup, La Azotea, La Azotea baguio, la azotea building, la azotea building baguio, lemon sqeeze, lemon wedge, lettuce, life, light brushing of wasabi, list, location, location in baguio map, location of baguio restaurant, lost on me, lotsa stuff in soup, lunch, maki Baguio, maki zushi Baguio, mango, mark, marks, memories, memory, menu, new, new additions to the list, new favorites, new in town, new in town baguio, new restaurant Baguio, new stuff to munch on, newly opened establishment, newly opened food establishment baguio, newly opened where to eat in baguio, nib, nigiri zushi Baguio, no.1, no1, nori maki arare, norimaki arare crackers, OCD, OCD that way, octopus dish, octopus nigiri, on a roll, over the top rolls, overpowered, P3, P3 food trip, pampering, passion, passion for food, Philippines, photoblog Baguio, photos, pines, place, places, places to eat, platter, pleasurable things, pot of green tea, price, productive things, quest, quests, Race, rainbow roll, Rasaikuru Furyu, rating, ratings, ready to roll?, recycled for you Japanese surplus shop, restaurant, restaurants, rice, rice rolls Baguio, risaikuru furyu Japanese surplus Baguio, rough stuff, salmon, san ka pa, sashimi Baguio, satisfied cravings, satisfy craving baguio, scrumptious, seafood craving, search, searching, service, Session Road, Session Road Baguio, sickened feeling, simple, small order, snack, snacks, snippets, soul searching in the clouds, Soul Searching in the Clouds blog, special sauce, spot, squid, staple, strips of crab stick, stuffing, sumeshi sushi rice Baguio, surplus store, sushi bar Baguio, sushi fushion, sushi fusion, sushi nigiri Baguio, sushi soy sauce, sweet nib, table for two, table setting, take a back seat, taste, tasty, terrified expression, the spot, time, tips, tips dining out Baguio, treasure, treasure chest, treasure chests, treasures, treats, tried, tried all Baguio restaurants, Try, try eating at Baguio restaurants, trynew things, tsunami maki, tuna, turn your cravings on for Japanese food, types of sushi Baguio, ube shake, upper session road, upper session road baguio, variety of sashimi Baguio, wasabi, wasabi Baguio, where to eat, where to eat in Baguio, where to eat in Baguio City, wonton wrap, WordPress, x, x marks baguio food in baguio map, x marks baguio restaurants in baguio map, X marks the spot, Xine, Xine favorite, xine favorites, xine's favorite, xmarks, xmarks baguio, xmarks baguio food, xmarks baguio restaurants, you're on roll, zushi Baguio, Zushi Me Baguio, Zushi Me dining area, Zushi Me menu Baguio, Zushi Me sushi bar, Zushime Baguio
Search for Good Baguio Food
X Marks the Spot for Good Baguio Foods is a personal blog. Everything posted in this blog is PERSONAL OPINION DERIVED FROM PERSONAL EXPERIENCE and since TASTE can be pretty SUBJECTIVE, should NOT be taken as THE NORM or the LAW OF DINING around in the City of Pines.
Its (prosaic =b) contents are meant to help with the question “san tayo?”/where do we go? in relation to eating out in Baguio, to ENCOURAGE EXPLORING (eatsploring) and TRYING NEW THINGS offered in the City of Pines.
By all means, eat where you want to eat and eat what you want to eat. May you have a great experience with all the places you visit and may all the restaurants you go to deserve a ton of treasure chests! (“,)
(Also, if you have any second thoughts about a certain place you arrive at, please DON'T LET THIS BLOG BE THE REASON YOU ARE FORCED into ending up anywhere. If the restaurant doesn’t have what you want, please FEEL FREE TO WALK AWAY.)
Who Picks Up the Tab? ^^,
Relive Recent Eatscapades =)
- Today’s Special 2: Food from Papa Fares Arabian Restaurant, Shahi Qila House of Kebab and Biryani, and Bliss Wellness Indian Curry House
- Come Together Right Now Over Raduno Cafe and Resto
- Baguio Food Adventures: A Menu Rundown
- The Old Spaghetti House (TOSH) Finds A New Home
- Keep Calm and Eat Ramen Nagi Universal Noodle
- Food Trip in La Trinidad: Sinner or Saint Cafe
- Menus from Our Most Recent Eatscapades, part 3
Food Trip Archives
Where to Eat in Baguio
- ***TabLe of bLoG ConTenTs*** (1)
- **iNFoBiTes for Dining in Baguio (57)
- *Comfort in the Familiar a.k.a Xine's Favorites (",) (74)
- Accommodation Dining (Eating at Baguio Hotels, Inns, etc.) – Is It Worth It? (66)
- Baguio Breakfast Buffet Bonanza (9)
- Baguio Diner Dash Competition (5)
- Baguio Food Photo/Blog (71)
- Contrasts & Comparisons (16)
- Fine & Fancy … Dress to the Nines Dining (or not, if you don't want to =b) (25)
- Food for Thought a.k.a Think Before You Eat (5)
- Healthy Eats, Shoots and Leaves …and then some (16)
- New in Town (121)
- NotabLe eDibLes Ű (17)
- Origins (21)
- Staple Foods Baguio (47)
- Uncategorized (23)
- Updates & Supplements (80)
- ~*Intermission*~ (45)
- ~ScrumpTiouS GiveAwaYs!~ (13)