100 Favorite Dishes: 911 Roll at Oishii
As a countdown to the Dallas Observer's "Best of Dallas" 2010, City of Ate is serving up 100 of the favorite dishes we crave, savor and hope to scarf down again soon. These dishes are in no particular order. Some are little known, others celebrated. Some are pricey, others can be eaten on the cheap, but all are delicious to the extreme. Don't hesitate to share your own nominations in the comments. More of the dish's tasty details are after the jump.
No. 43: 911 Roll at Oishii
To those who say variety is the spice of life, it's time to try the 911 Roll at Oishii. Sure, there are spicy tuna rolls and other fiery concoctions at every sushi spot in the city, but the 911 Roll provides that eye-watering kick that other rolls fail to deliver. Inside, you'll find spicy tempura shrimp, yet it's the avocado-jalapeno-sriracha combination on top that gives it that bold flavor. Don't let the avocado fool you, it does little to cool this roll down. You won't find the 911 Roll on Oishii's printed menu, so just ask for the spiciest roll available and, if you must, a glass of water.
Oishii 2525 Wycliff Ave. 214-599-9448
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