KAI JAPANESE ROOTS IN DTLA’S SPRING ARCADE IS A FEAST FOR THE EYES

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Have you heard the expression that we “eat with our eyes?”  Research shows that if food is visually appealing, it’s more appetizing.  Well, if that is really true, you will love the food at Kai Japanese Roots in DTLA’s Spring Arcade.  This place serves up some of the most beautiful dishes ever.  Kai Japanese Roots specializes in sushi and robata, but also serves up some original dishes like Japanese Nachos and Japanese French Fries.  Every dish that comes out of the kitchen is more beautiful than the last.

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We started with the Kai Nachos ($13).  It’s Sweet and Spicy House Sashimi mix served over crispy wonton chips.  We opted for all tuna for an additional $5.  This was a perfect appetizer sized portion.  It was fresh and delicious.  At the recommendation of Jesse, our very friendly server, we ordered the TNT Roll ($15).  It was the Chef’s secret recipe of spicy tuna rolled with avocado, then topped with tuna.  Again, it was a beautiful presentation (photo at top of article).

You must order the Japanese French Fry ($5).  They are cubed cut potatoes that are pan-fried with butter and topped with garlic aonori salt.  They are delicious, but warning… they look delicious, but don’t just chuck one in your mouth.  These things are served HOT, right out of the fryer.  We finished up with Fresh Eel sushi ($5.50) and a Spicy Yellow Tail roll ($17) topped with jalapeno.  Seriously, this food is presented like artwork… and it’s not only the food, the restaurant space is beautifully designed.

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I know everyone has their favorite DTLA sushi restaurant, but you should check Kai Japanese Roots out.  Your eyes will thank you.

KAI JAPANESE ROOTS 542 So. Broadway (inside the Spring Arcade) 213.232.4900 kaijapaneseroots.com

 

 

 

 

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