Dine in the D: Yuzu Sushi Co.


@WDIV.COM.>>Tati: TODAY, WE’RE HEADED TO ROYAL OAK FOR WEST COAST STYLE FOOD AND A TASTE OF SOMETHING NEW. HAVE YOU EVER HAD A SUSHI BURRITO?>>Jason: I CAN’T SAY I HAVE BUT I’M WILLING TO TRY IT. MICHELLE WILL TAKE US TO THE SUSHI COMPANY.>>Reporter: MANY OF US ENJOY SUSHI, BUT HAVE YOU EVER SEEN IT SERVED LIKE THIS?>>THEY’RE ABOUT THREE SIZE OF TE AVERAGE SUSHI ROLL, ABOUT 14 OUNCES, SO IT’S A NICE MEAL.>>Reporter: MEET THE OWNER.>>I ALWAYS WANTED TO OWN MY OWN RESTAURANT AND DID A LOT OF TRAVELING. I WAS A HUGE SUSHI FAN WHEN I WAS OUT IN CALIFORNIA. I TRIED A BUNCH OF THEM AND FELL IN LOVE WITH THE WHOLE IDEA. WE DIDN’T HAVE ANY IN MICHIGAN SO I WANTED TO BRING IT HERE.>>Reporter: HE OPENED YUZU IN 2016.>>IT’S A TRADITIONAL HAWAIIAN DISH. WE SERVE OUR WITH RICE ON TOP OF ROMAINE LETTUCE.>>Reporter: MANY CAN BE MADE GLUTEN-FREE. THERE ARE VEGAN AND VEGETARIAN OPTIONS.>>RAW TUNA, RAW SALMON, AAA GRADE. WE HAVE SHRIMP TEMPURA, CHICKEN DISHES, TOFU DISHES, EVERYTHING IS FRESH AND TASTY AND YOU CAN SEE THE INGREDIENTS.>>Reporter: WE’LL MAKE THE SPICY TUNA SUSHI BURRITO>>YOU’RE GONNA TAKE YOUR SHEET OF SEAWEED AND PUT IT ON THE PAPER AND GET SESAME OIL ON YOUR HAND AND WE’LL DO IT TOGETHER. JUST RUB IT.>>SO WHEN WE GRAB THE RICE, IT DOESN’T STICK TO THE GLOVE. WE SPREAD IT. AND WHAT MAKES THIS DIFFERENT THAN OTHER TYPES OF WHITE RACE?>>THIS IS SHORT-GRAIN RICE AND MEANT TO BE WASHED SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE YOU COOK IT SO YOU TAKE AWAY A LOT OF THE STARCH. THE END RESULT, YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A RICE THAT LOOKS LIKE YOU HAVE PEARLS DANCING AROUND IN YOUR MOUTH.>>Reporter: THEN A SCOOP OF AVOCADO.>>AND THEN SMOOTH IT OUT, JUST LIKE THAT. WHEN YOU ROLL IT, EVERYTHING COMES OUTWARD, SO BEING IN THE CENTER MAKES IT EASIER TO ROLL.>>Reporter: YOU’RE PLANNING AHEAD.>>DEFINITELY.>>Reporter: SPICY MAYO, PAN BREADCRUMBS, CUCUMBER AND LETTUCE.>>THE LETTUCE PROVIDES A NICE CRUNCH AND FRESHNESS.>>Reporter: THEN THE VIBRANT RED TUNA.>>WHEN YOU ROLL IT, LIFT UP AND GET YOUR THUMBS UNDERNEATH AND USE THE OTHER FOUR FINGERS TO TUCK IT IN. TUCK AND ROLL, TUCK AND ROLL.>>Reporter: WE USE THE BAMBOO MAT TO SHAPE. AND THEN WRAP IT UP.>>IT’S FUN BEING ABLE TO CONTROL IT THE WAY YOU CAN’T IT TO GO.>>Tati: JOINING US IS MARIO, THE OWNER OF YUZU SUSHI. AND WE WERE TALKING ABOUT SUSHI AND YOUR LOVE FOR IT AND HOW YOU CAME ABOUT IT. TELL US WHAT YOU BROUGHT IN.>>I BROUGHT A FEW EXAMPLES OF OUR SUSHI BURRITOS AND OUR BOWLS AND EVEN SIDE ITEMS. THIS IS THE MAIN DRAW, THE SUSHI BURRITOS. WE GO FROM THE AVO, AND THIS IS THE BURRITO, SOME CALIFORNIA ROLLS AND VEGETARIAN BURRITO. AND WE HAVE OUR BOWLS HERE WITH A COUPLE OF OUR SIDES, WHICH IS SEAWEED SALAD AND EDAMAME.>>Tati: SO THERE’S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE.>>WE HAVE FISH, CHING, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE. A LOT OF PEOPLE TRY TO GET LOW LOW-CARB, SO WE CAN DO LIGHT RICE OR NO RICE AT ALL.>>Tati: AND HOW MUCH ARE THEY?>>THEY RANGE FROM $8-10. SAME THING WITH OUR RICE BOWLS. AND OUR OTHER BOWLS ARE AROUND $12.>>Tati: SO IT’S AN AFFORDABLE WAY TO ENJOY IT.>>YES.>>Tati: I’VE HAD THESE BEFORE AND MADE A MESS EVERY TIME.>>THEY’ BIG. I’LL GRAB THIS, OUR AVA BUR REE BURRRITO. AND TAKE A BITE.>>Tati: AND THERE YOU GO.>>YOU DON’T HAVE TO MAKE A MESS.>>Tati: I THINK MY MISTAKE IS I TOOK ALL THE PAPER OFF.>>SOMETIMES PEOPLE TRY TO BITE THE WHOLE THING. IT’S NOT LIKE THAT.>>SO WHAT I YUZU?>>IT’S A JAPANESE FRUIT. WE HAVE YUZU DRESSING, 100% YUZU JUICE FROM JAPAN, AND IT GOES INTO OUR HOUSE DRESSING, IT’S VERY NICE, VERY EXPENSIVE, SO IT’S A DELICACY. AND OUR YUZU, THIS IS WHAT GOES INTO IT.>>Tati: WHAT WOULD YOU COMPARE THE YU FRUIT TO?>>LEMON, LIME, AND A GRAPEFRUIT WITH A GREENERY TYPE ELEMENT.>>Tati: COOL. LEARN SOMETHING NEW EVERY DAY.>>WE’RE OFF OF 14 MILE ON THE EAST SIDE OF WOODWARD IN ROYAL OAK.>>Tati: AND IF YOU WANT TO TRY OUT YUZU SUSHI COMPANY.

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