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Searching for Sushi Pizza - Central, NJ

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robyn0519 Apr 24, 2008 05:25 PM

I discovered sushi pizza while on a business trip to Toronto. A crisp sushi rice cake topped with salmon and/or tuna, it was fantastic. Since that trip I have been on the hunt for the same amazing sushi experience in NJ. I work in Berkeley Heights and live in Middletown so if anyone has any suggestions near either I would love to hear from you.

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    cantkick RE: robyn0519 Apr 24, 2008 06:59 PM

    Kanji in Tinton Falls has it. Since everything I've had there is excellent, I would expect it's pretty good, too.

    1. bgut1 RE: robyn0519 Apr 24, 2008 07:03 PM

      Kanji in Tinton Falls does a great rendition. Theirs is described as: " Pan-fried Japanese pancake topped with tuna, salmon, white tuna, green pepper, onion, and tomato in a spicy sauce topped with tempura chips." I've had it several times and it is in fact fantastic. Good Luck.
      http://www.kanjisteakhouse.com/index....

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        robyn0519 RE: bgut1 Apr 25, 2008 05:44 PM

        Thanks so much, I can't wait to get there and try it!

      2. DJMarilyn RE: robyn0519 Apr 27, 2008 07:49 AM

        Also, Aki Sushi in Port Monmouth (next to Super Foodtown on Rt. 36) has it as well. They are new and don't have a website yet, however, I have been there twice and it's really good. One of the better, if not the best*, sushi joints in the Bayshore area. Here is the description from their take-out menu:

        Aki Sushi Pizza (10.95)
        Crispy fried sushi rice cake topped w. tuna, salmon, yellow tail, white tuna, avocado, flying fish roe and chef's special sauce.

        *Kanji is, still, by far the best in the region IMHO.

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          10gallonhat RE: robyn0519 Apr 28, 2008 05:53 AM

          Bank 34 in Somerville (Pan-Asian) has “smoked salmon pizza with horseradish cream ($10) The pizza, served on rice flour flatbread, turned out to be an interesting translation of this favorite's sturdier traditional version. The pizza is also available for the same tariff in a sushi-grade raw tuna rendition with wasabi cream and pickled ginger”. I have had the latter version and it rocked, excellent price value as well

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