Food

Neighborhood Eats: Yirasai

Hidden in a Bethesda shopping center, Yirasai is bright and bustling. Snapshots of regulars line the walls, and the sushi chefs are always ready with a smile. Along with more traditional picks, creative rolls such as the Trio Amigo (stuffed with tuna, yellowtail, salmon, and a sweet sauce) and the Green Tree (cucumber, eel, and crab topped with avocado) are winners. Diners are apt to get a free taste of special nigiri along with their own sushi selections.

-March, 2008 

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Ann Limpert
Executive Food Editor/Critic

Ann Limpert joined Washingtonian in late 2003. She was previously an editorial assistant at Entertainment Weekly and a cook in New York restaurant kitchens, and she is a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education. She lives in Logan Circle.