Astoria, Dessert, Restaurants
Apr 29, 2014

Tasty Sushi, Sake, and Dessert at Aji Sushi on Ditmars

Recently, we made a visit to Aji Sushi on Ditmars and really enjoyed what we tried. It’s a nice, dark sort of restaurant, which makes it good for date night. (…)

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Recently, we made a visit to Aji Sushi on Ditmars and really enjoyed what we tried. It’s a nice, dark sort of restaurant, which makes it good for date night. We felt very relaxed and had a good time.

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Here are a few photos of the things we ate, which range from rolls, to a short tower of sushi, to a sort of sushi sandwich! The ice cream was delicious, too. And get a load of that awesome sake serving vessel!

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Sake on ice!

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The Aji Sandwich – spicy salmon crunch, crabmeat, avocado and tamago inside pink soy paper and eel sauce.

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Hello, Rainbow Tartar! It’s 7 layers thick, including spicy tuna crunch, seaweed salad, spicy salmon crunch, avocado, lobster salad, ikura ( salmon roe), red tobiko, and kaiware (daikon radish sprouts), served with wasabi and yuzu sauces.

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This Tricolor Roll is made with salmon, avocado, and ginger wrapped with soy paper topped with fresh tuna, yellowtail, avocado, red tobiko, and homemade spicy and wasabi mayos.

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This roll was presented with dry ice! It is the Volcano Roll, eep fried with crabmeat, white fish, scallop, avocado, and cucumber, with five different housemade sauces.

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This tower of ice cream was amazing – green tea, red bean, and mango.

Aji Sushi, 36-06 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria, NY 11105, www.ajisushihouse.com

About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

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