New Orleans’ newest poké cafe, California-based LemonShark (2901 Magazine), officially opens this Thursday on Magazine Street just a few blocks down from Poké Loa.
LemonShark bills itself as a “premium concept” poké chain with hot and cold sake, decent lighting, and bottomless miso soup.
In addition to the expected signature bowls, build-your-own bowls, and “pokérritos” with various raw and cooked seafood and other toppings, LemonShark’s menu also includes egg rolls, tempura shrimp, spam musubi (a popular Hawaiian snack of grilled Spam on top of a block of rice and wrapped in nori seaweed), and red bean ice cream. Base offerings for poké bowls and burritos are more diverse than others: sushi rice, brown rice, Forbidden rice, bamboo rice, and crispy wontons.
LemonShark is the second national chain to announce a New Orleans area opening this year. New York City-based Pokéworks is opening in Metairie soon.
LemonShark is currently open for limited hours (check its Facebook page for specifics). It officially throws open its doors on Thursday, July 26.
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