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DROP-IN DINNER: Hawaiian Poke by Jessica Banh & Steven Wong

June 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Poke (pronounced “Po-Kay”) is a raw fish-based meal-in-a-bowl that’s popular dish in Hawaii, but has recently become a hot food trend across the US. Fresh fish is cubed and mixed with various sauces – typically salty, spicy, or creamy – and combined with a variety of flavourful toppings.

Jessica & Steven first tried Poke in Hawaii, and it was love at first bowl. To their surprise, despite Toronto’s diverse food and culture, Poke was not readily available. So began a quest to recreate that experience — using sustainable, quality ingredients — and to share it with their city through their new food venture umamipoke.

Surimi Coleslaw 
Cabbage, carrots, onions and a homemade creamy-and-tangy sauce topped with shredded crab stick (aka kamaboko/imitation crab)

Sweet Chili Mussel Salad
A complementary combination of sweet and spicy with chilled mussels; garnished with green and red onions.

Build Your Own Poke Bowl $13
1. Choose a Base
Japanese Rice -or – Zucchini Noodles

2. Choose a Marinated Salmon Flavor
Mighty Mayo – A light spicy kick with a creamy texture.
Shoyu the Six – The classic Hawaiian with sesame oil and shoyu.
K-Town – Korean chili garlic with a sweet finish.

3. Mix-in any toppings
Carrots, Cucumbers, Red Onions, Sesame Seeds, Red Chili Flakes, Crispy Onions, Jalapenos, & Enoki Mushrooms

Note on ingredients: We love the Ocean and source all our seafood from Oceanwise suppliers. Oceanwise maintains standards to ensure those accredited practice ocean-friendly fishing and are committed to sustainable seafood. Our produce is always fresh and whenever possible, locally sourced. We place great value in the quality and source of our food so that our customers can eat comfortably

Every Friday The Depanneur is an ‘open mic’ night for culinary talent in TO, where we invite guest cooks, amateur or professional, to come and make their favourite dishes.


June 3, 2016
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Depanneur


1033 College Street

Toronto, Ontario m6k 2b5 Canada
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