Plenty To Smile
About At Jimmys Happy Sushi
By The Foodies./ firstname.lastname@example.org
Jimmy Yehs latest restaurant on Jericho Turnpike is
called Jimmys Happy Sushi. And after a recent visit,
we can report the cheery, comfortable space is aptly named,
and also a great spot for quick, tasty meal and dozens of
creative sushi rolls.
The Huntington restaurant is Jimmys third he
already operates sushi restaurants in Ronkonkoma, which he
opened 10 years ago, and Mt. Sinai, which opened three years
ago. Hes been in the restaurant business for 28 years
since he arrived in this country from Taiwan.
In the beginning, I was a busboy. Ive done everything,
he said. I was a waiter, I was the chef.
While working at a sushi restaurant about 15 years ago, he
was introduced to the art of being a sushi chef, and three
restaurants later, he hasnt slowed down a bit.
Jimmy said most of his business in Huntington is takeout orders,
but its also a great place to sit down and stay a spell,
too. He greets all of his guests with warm edamame and bite-sized
whitefish tempura, drizzled in spicy sauce.
Sushi is his specialty, and aside from a selection of tempura
and some desserts, its all Jimmy does and he
does it very well. He brought out a selection of his special
A-to-Z rolls, which cover the gamut of spicy, smoky, savory
and sweet. Yes, sweet Jimmys not afraid to go
outside the box. Check out the aptly-titled Wonderful roll,
which finds slices of mango atop a roll packed with crab.
The sweet mango, which gets punched up with some additional
drizzle, hits you first and sets the stage well. A classic
Spicy Tuna Roll bursts with fresh fish and zesty flavor. Topped
with tender eel, the Out Of Control roll is smooth and smoky.
Theres cooked and raw sushi to satisfy the rookies and
the diehards alike.
Jimmy also does raw sushi salads he whipped up a special
creation for us of salmon and tuna, topped with breadcrumbs
and spicy dressing, giving his patrons a new way to enjoy
Wrap your rolls in a choice of white, brown or for a dollar
more, unique purple rice, which boasts a nuttier
flavor. For those wondering, purple rice is sourced from black
Indonesian and Thai rice, which turns purple when you cook
it. The resulting sticky rice is unique, and packed with lots
of vitamins. Health-conscious diners should definitely give
it a shot as they explore Jimmys extensive menu of dozens
of sushi creations.