1. ROLLIN' IN STYLE
The swanky lounge’s legendary Shaggy Kani roll features a cream-cheesy crawfish interior messily topped with shredded crab, unagi sauce and spicy mayo. Don’t forget dessert: a lightly fried strawberry and banana roll covered in chocolate syrup and powdered sugar.
Liquid Lounge • 661 Dauphin St. 432-0109
2. BUTTERED UP
Regulars of Fairhope’s favorite sushi spot recommend the Lost in Translation, a spicy tuna, cucumber, avocado and asparagus roll topped with spicy crawfish and cream cheese, all baked together in a delectable butter sauce.
Master Joe’s Sushi • 21 N. Section St., Fairhope 928-8668. masterjoessushi.com
3. PICK & ROLL
Sports fans, rejoice! There’s something to appease anyone’s taste at this cozy sushi joint, including a Who Dat roll with crawfish and crab, a War Eagle roll with red snapper, and a crab and tuna Roll Tide roll.
Wasabi Sushi • 3654 Airport Blvd., Suite C. 725-6078. wasabial.com
4. STEAK OUT
The eclectic beachside eatery’s Surf & Turf roll, featuring shrimp, filet mignon, red pepper, salsa and chipotle cream cheese, is fully cooked, perfect for the cautious eater.
Shipp’s Harbour Grill • 27842 Canal Road, Orange Beach. 981-9891. shippsrestaurant.com
5. DYNAMITE BITES
Cleverly named bites with unexpected ingredients are sure to surprise your taste buds. If you’re adventurous, try the Velcro Pygmies roll, boasting spicy crunchy tuna and actual candy pop rocks. Or, keep it simple with nigiri or sashimi from the “Rockin Raw” menu.
Rock-N-Roll Sushi • 273 McGregor Ave. S. 287-0445 • 6345 Airport Blvd. 287-0555 • 940 Industrial Pkwy., Saraland. 308-2158. rockandrollsushibar.com
photo by Elise Poché