When looking over the sushi menu at Sushi Inc, voted best sushi in the Bay area, things can get a little confusing and you might need some assistance with some of the sushi terms. Sushi Inc DTSP is a vibrant Japanese restaurant & bar in downtown St.Petersburg Fl. Residents love our award-winning, fresh and creative Sushi rolls, Nigiri, and Sashimi. With a larger selection of tempura, non-Sushi and teriyaki options, we can accommodate every taste.Traditional sushi lovers can enjoy the creamy, melt-in-your-mouth body-temperature rice with soft-fish Nigiri and hand rolls with crispy nori. Our “build it yourself” option allows you to get top-quality sushi at a reasonable price. A section with a la carte is also available that will take guests on a culinary adventure that includes hand rolls, nigiris, and chef-selected appetizers.
One of the most intimidating things about delving into sushi is the language and terminology. Get to know the terms and ingredients with this helpful glossary!
Giant, long white radish
- Fukusa Sushi
A type of sushi that’s wrapped in a crepe
- Inari Sushi
Aburage stuffed with sushi rice
- Maki Sushi
A sushi roll with rice on the outside
A Japanese onion
- Nigiri Sushi
A slice of fish or other toppings on a ball of rice
Dried gourd strips
Roasted seaweed sheet
A roll with nori on the outside
Home-style nigiri sushi
Rice balls with various stuffings
Sushi rice and other ingredients pressed into a box or mold
Citrus/Soy sauce made with Yuzu
Fish eggs put on top of sushi rolls to add color and texture
Sliced or prepared raw fish
Japanese soy sauce
Seasoned rice wine vinegar
Imitation crab or lobster meat made with fish paste
Anything made with vinegar rice
Pickled daikon radish
- Tazuna Sushi
A roll with diagonal strips of food across the top.
Lobe-leaf seaweed in strands
Thank You For Choosing Sushi Inc.
We hope this sushi terms guide will help you in your time of need when it comes to authentic Japanese sushi lingo. We at Sushi Inc. are also quite adept at explaining whatever questions you might have so feel free to ask! There is always more to come with new services, menu updates, and events. Many more are on the horizon for this downtown St. Pete sushi staple. To discover everything Sushi Inc. has to offer, visit us at Sushi Inc. You won’t regret it …Guaranteed. Contact us today to set your reservation or if you have any questions. When setting any reservations, please inform us of any allergies you might have and ask for alternative options. Check out our menu and daily specials you won’t be disappointed with our #1 voted and reviewed sushi in the Bay area. Thank you for choosing Sushi Inc.