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[UPDATE: This story was originally published on March 18.]
Living close to the Bay has its perks — year-round scrumptious seafood undeniably being one of them. And, while fresh sushi isn’t exactly hard to come by, innovative, outside-the-bento-box rolls sometimes require a little deep diving into the S.F. culinary scene to discover. So, if you feel like a fish out of water gasping for anything but lackluster plates, we’ve caught 10 original takes on the Japanese dish.
Whether you’re looking to munch on velvety, peanut-butter-filled wheels of yumminess or crave a South of the border-inspired ceviche roll, these sushi creations will have your eyes and mouth opening wide with wonder — no soy sauce, necessary! Just click through for some truly unique sticky-rice masterpieces and brush up on those chopstick-wielding skills, because you won’t want to miss a single bite!
Photographed by Maria del Rio