Poke (rhymes with “okay”) literally means “to cut crosswise into pieces.” It’s a simple dish made of chopped seafood, generally tuna, marinated in soy sauce and sesame oil, and mixed with onion. But, you’ll find many variations of this when you visit poke shops and grocery stores around Hawaii. Octopus (tako) and mussels are two common options, and spicing it up with wasabi or kimchee are also popular variations.
The Poke Bowl phenomenon in Dallas is rising to a fever pitch as we witness these restaurants popping up across the foodie landscape in Dallas. The latest to arrive at our doorsteps comes from a Tony Lin, a sushi master who practices his trade in Rockwall at a restaurant called Edo Japan.