Uchi Round Two

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Lots of excitement over here, as I have two weeks of school left until summer break! Woohoo!! It’s that point in the year where fun events are happening right and left – the 8th grade lunch, PA appreciation lunch, graduation, bridge into middle school, and lots of performances. I have never been more ready for a break though – I suddenly feel like I have one million things to do at home.

Outside of work, I’ve been enjoying a few date nights since my appetite is in full force. I made it to the halfway point pregnancy wise, so Matt took me to somewhat of a celebration dinner at Uchi!

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I’m been hoping we’d have the chance to go back since our last visit in the fall. Of course, I had to get the pork belly rolls and the sweet chili fried chicken (they use rice flour for this and it’s so good!) again.

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We tried lots of new things too – the scallops in green curry,

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the [giant] grilled shishito peppers,

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and the hot rock wagyu beef. I figured this meant sizzling beef that came out on some kind of hot stone, but they actually brought it uncooked and you placed each piece on a giant black rock that cooked the beef in about 60 seconds.

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We also ordered one of the specials – the beef rib with pistachio, white strawberries, and creme fraiche. The meat was perfectly charred but tender! Uchi is mostly known as a sushi restaurant, but they sure know how to do everything else. We had about a 15 minute wait before our table was ready, and they brought Matt several different rolls to taste, so that was a nice touch too.

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I’m looking forward to a very low key weekend, as things start to get busy with a visit from Matt’s parents, a Davidson reunion, and a trip to the beach once summer starts!