Often the most affordable way to experience a sushi restaurant is through the chirashi bowl. Literally meaning “scattered,” the chirashi also refers to pamphlets or flyers distributed on the street, which is an easy way to think of the various sashimi pieces places over seasoned sushi rice. Here in Los Angeles, high quality sushi is usually a pricey proposition, where diners can expect to spend upwards of $100 for a sit-down omakase.
Instead, a chirashi bowl isn’t just simpler to prepare for chefs, but also easier for diners to eat, especially for takeout and delivery. And since chefs can use various off-cuts or end pieces of fish, it’s a way for restaurants to maximize their product instead of slicing nigiri-sized pieces. Here now, 16 affordable chirashi bowls around Los Angeles, usually priced around or below $35.Read More