Zama Nixes the Rice For Its Latest Sushi Combo

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Zama's new rice-less rolls. Photo: Zama

For the sake of those trying to make good on New Years pledges to eat better and lose weight, Zamas chef Hiroyuki Tanaka just rolled out a new sushi combo that holds the rice. The new rice-less option presents two pieces of several different new rolls that substitute rice with various vegetables or quinoa chirashi. Zamas new creations include tuna wrapped in daikon; snapper wrapped in cucumber; salmon wrapped in lettuce; yellowtail wrapped in carrot; blue fin tartar with scallions sandwiched between watermelon radish and served with a quinoa chirashi tossed with shitake mushrooms and pickled ginger topped with tamago; and fresh water eel and shrimp with eel sauce.