The Cowfish Sushi ~ Burger ~ Bar
Last night Brandon and I decided to go out to dinner to a new restaurant in Charlotte we’ve been wanting to try for awhile now…The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar. We have heard from friends that they have great sushi, burgers and also offer something called Burgushi–a tasty combination of both the components used to make a burger and the components used to make sushi. We thought we must try this!
I loved this depiction of ginger and wasabi on the wall.
It was pretty packed and we had to wait a bit for a table, but we knew sitting at the bar was first come, first serve so we anxiously were watching the bar to hope seats opened up there first. Sure enough, 2 seats opened up and we were able to get our dining experience started. We were pretty hungry so we started with an appetizer, Blackened Ahi Tuna Nachos. Our server recommended these nachos and we both love Ahi tuna, so we thought we’d try them!
Menu Description-5 crispy wonton chips topped with our famous Crab Rangoon Dip, spring mix, homemade pico de gallo with avocado, and sliced seared rare blackened Ahi tuna.
Mmmm….soo good! The tuna tasted sooo fresh and yummy and had a great flavor mixed with the pico de gallo and avocado.
Next was our entree. Here is the description from The Cowfish’s menu of their food style and selections. “The Cowfish introduces a unique fusion of burgers and sushi! Burgushi items are served in various formats, including sushi rolls created utilizing beef & burger components and non-traditional ingredients, and sandwiches created using sushi components. The Cowfish bento boxes offer a sampling of both burger and sushi! Open your mind and your taste buds as you experience these originals brought to you by The Cowfish.”
While we were waiting for our food to get here, we played some really cool games on what was like a large individualized iPad full of games, screen savers and things to do while you wait for your food.
Trapping the mouse…seriously.
We knew we wanted to pick a traditional sushi roll but we also wanted to try the much talked about, Burgushi. So we asked our server again what was her favorite and what they were known for. She suggested the Taste Explosion Roll from the Burgushi Menu and the Firecracker Roll from the traditional Sushi Menu. So we tried both!!
Seasoned natural Angus ground beef, applewood bacon, fresh jalapenos and spicy cream sauce inside of a sushi roll coated with tempura flakes. Each piece is topped with marinated Roma tomato and pepper jack cheese, then baked to perfection. Drizzled with cashew cilantro pesto to finish.