Sushi is one of those items that its either really fresh and delicious, or horrible and can make you terribly sick. Fortunately, at Kado in Syosset, the fish is fresh and the rolls are delicious. On a recent trip home my parents asked me where I wanted to go for dinner. I was craving sushi and knew that Kado would hit the spot perfectly. Kado is located in a strip mall right in the town of Syosset and from the exterior, you could easily miss it.
When my family and I sat down, we knew exactly what we wanted and placed our order immediately. On this particular night, we went to dinner a little bit on the early side so the restaurant was kind of empty. Sometimes when this happens, the sushi chefs have extra time on their hands and whip up interesting creations for the guests to try. Fortunately this was one of those nights. The creation of the evening was a sushi roll with avocado and salmon on the inside topped with tuna and tempura flakes and then drizzled with spicy mayo, wassabi sauce and then eel sauce. Hopefully they add this to the menu soon because it was wonderful.
Then, the food we ordered started to arrive. First, the Tuna Dumpling came out. But this is not your traditional dumpling, forget the sticky noodles, this is way better. It’s sushi grade tuna wrapped around mango, avocado and seaweed salad with basil sauce to drizzle on top. Easily the best rendition of a dumpling I’ve ever had.
Next, the Sashimi Salad came out. This was tuna, salmon and baby greens with onion dressing. All the ingredients were very fresh and made for a really refreshing dish.
Next up was the Kado Sandwich. This was an item that I had previously had as a chefs creation. It’s not on the menu yet, but they’ll make it for you if you ask. It’s tuna and avocado ‘sandwiched’ between rice and seaweed with a drizzling of spicy mayo and eel sauce on top. This and the tuna dumpling are my two favorite dishes.
We also tried the Magical Roll which was spicy tuna and avocado topped with miso glazed eggplant. I love miso glazed eggplant and it added a nice bit of crunch to the roll.
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