Friday, February 12, 2010

Roll Contest Winners Announced!

Harney Sushi's second annual roll contest was held in December and January. During the contest, sushi chefs invent new rolls and they are offered for a limited time. The most popular rolls win the contest and are added to the permanent menu starting in March. Cash awards of $500 for first place, $250 for second place and $100 for third place are given to the winners. Stop by in March to try the new rolls and congratulate the winning chefs!

Old Town:

First Place: " Mike Check" by Mike Jasmund
grilled lobster, kani kama, cilantro, cucumber inside topped with salmon, yellowtail, avocado salsa, garlic ponzu + crisp won ton chips

Second Place: "Vietnameso Harney" by Carson Jaffrey
tuna, salmon, cucumber, sprouts, micro greens, strawberry, jalapeno, shiso wrapped in rice paper. Served with sweet citrus chili dipping sauce

Third Place: "Guns & Rolls-es" by Nao Nakamura
tempura asparagus, spicy tuna, avocado, topped with tuna, yellowtail, welcome to the jungle sauce, tobiko, microgreens


First Place: "Castillo Roll" by Miguel Castillo
tempura shrimp, spicy crab, sprouts wrapped in soy paper topped with tuna, avocado, spicy lobster, eel sauce, masago

Second Place: "En Fuego" by Frank Martin
tempura asparagus, snowcrab, spicy lobster wrapped in soy paper. Topped with yellowtail, avocado and mango-habanero salsa

Third Place: (tie) "Sassacio" by Omar Rodriguez
tuna, salmon, or yellowtail sashimi sliced thin with olive oil citrus-soy dressing, tomatoes & micro greens

"Candied Albacore" by Robert Ruiz
albacore nigiri with avocado, sriracha, green onions, sesame seeds, minced ginger