Takosushi is a staple in Augusta, Aiken, Columbia, and Greenville, so we weren’t surprised when one of our friends told us it was at the top of the list of things they missed when they moved away. Brittany Henry is a 27-year-old Augustan who recently moved to Ft. Collins, CO. She decided to share her story and tell us why she had to get her Tako fix when visiting home.
My name is Brittany and I’m addicted to Takosushi…
I love living in Colorado, but I don’t love how far I live from family and friends, so for my birthday this year I decided to take a week-long vacation to visit home.
When planning my trip to Augusta, I made sure I would be able to do a few things- visit Baby Girl (my precious cat), kayak the Savannah, and eat at Takosushi!
I made plans to visit Takosushi with my sister and a friend for lunch on Wednesday. It was the perfect pit stop between a whirlwind of activities that day. Not only is the food incredible, but the atmosphere makes it the very best place to grab a few mid-afternoon cocktails and catch up!
Starving from a morning of shopping, we started our meal with the Southwestern Tuna Tartar, Tuna Carpaccio and cheese dip. The appetizers were all amazing, but I am definitely partial to the Tuna Carpaccio- it’s freshness (we had both Bluefin and Yellowfin tuna) and the addition of the beet salad gives it a little something extra.
Our first course wouldn’t be complete without some Takosushi signature cocktails! I love a great drink menu, and this one does not disappoint! My sister and I enjoyed Samurais, and my friend chose the Moscow Mule. The Samurai’s cucumber flavor was perfect for a warm summer day, and the Moscow Mule in a traditional copper mug is always a plus; something that isn’t done at Augusta restaurants very often.
Soon after finishing our appetizers, our entrees arrived at the table. My sister and friend both ordered the ever-popular Crazy Roll, a Takosushi classic. I have to admit, I may have snuck a few bites, but my Pyramid Roll was definitely the perfect choice for lunch! Even though it is flash-fried, it isn’t too heavy, and the mixture of flavors is perfect.
My Augusta visit was a success, and I am so glad I was able to get my Tako fix! Hopefully it will hold me over until my next trip home 😉