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Best sweet potato tempura sushi?

Hey folks,

My vegetarian girlfriend was a somewhat reluctant sushi eater, until she discovered the sweet potato tempura maki. Now she is hooked! We're looking for a good place in Boston for this dish. We've eaten it other places, but it hasn't been on the menu at the last few places we've tried.

thanks houndies!

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  1. I have had that at Fresh Taste of Asia in Salem...was good...unsure of where u could find that closer to Boston. I can ask the friend who introduced me to it.

    1. I like the version they do at Fugakyu.

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      1. re: kobuta

        Me too, the Fugakyu ones are delish! there's one with cucumber and avocado and lots of tobiko that I like. There's an odd one with pineapple I've never tried, too.

        1. re: bee

          I third the recommendation fro Fugakyu. Its one of my favorites.

      2. I was going to go off topic but thought better of it :-) and started a thread for vegetarian sushi recommendations on the General Topics board.


        1. mo, i really think you could ask this of any sushi chef and they should have no prob making it for you. all it is is temp sw potato in a regular makiroll.and i'm sure if you asked for it w more ingreds- tobiko, gobo, unagi, avoc, they would add those in for you.

          1. Oishii has an amazing one. I ate at Oishii Boston, but they may have it at the Chestnut Hill and Sudbury locations, too.

              1. You should try the Black Widow Maki at Umi in the Fenway. It has 3 kinds of fish roe on top, and is something I always get when eating there.

                1. in Medford: Sei Bar
                  in Fenway: sigh, I can't find it, but it is too the right of Pizzeria Uno

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                    1. Hi Mofuzz,

                      Just wanted to stress the point someone made about checking out Douzo. I'm a vegetarian -- and I, too, am absolutely addicted to the Sweet Potato Tempura Maki at this restaurant. Yum! It's near Back Bay Station -- Check it out for yourself.