Amanda, with heavy curry/rice/chicken take-out.
Chef Juan Cabrera: trained in Japan.
Finest (and only) seat in town! Straw helps with discreet beer.
Pink ginger’s tang counters the curry’s sweetness.
- The Place: Konnichiwa Sushi Bar, 8350 La Mesa Boulevard, La Mesa, 619-466-6446
- Prices: Tuna tempura appetizer, $5.95; Cilley Roll (yellowtail amberjack with spicy crab and tuna on top), $10.95; salmon roll, $7; Philly roll, $7.50; eel hand roll, $7; nigiri Japanese omelet, $5; four baked mussels, $9; mixed tempura, $11.50; soft-shelled crab (2) $12; tonkatsu ramen noodles, $14; Japanese curry, $12, (vegetable); $15 (beef); $13 (chicken), $15 (shrimp); sashimi mix, $20-30
- Buses: 1, 852
- Nearest Bus Stops: Allison and Date (1, 852); Alison and Pine (852)
- Trolleys: Orange Line
- Nearest Trolley Stop: La Mesa