FOOD IN REVIEW
WHAT TO ORDER Main Street Poké is the place to create your own dish, but offers recommended combinations such as the Spicy Crab Bowl and Founder’s Favorite
MAIN STREET POKÉ PUTS A MIDWESTERN TWIST ON A HAWAIIAN FAVORITE
Search the Internet for “poké” and you’ll find many articles describing its rising popularity. Business Insider called it the “biggest fast casual food trend in 2017”, and HAWAI’I Magazine
SO WHAT IS POKÉ?
dubbed it “the world’s new fast food.”
Poké (pronounced poh-kay) is a popular Hawaiian dish The Hawaiian dish turned California staple is now taking the
featuring cubed and marinated raw fish.
national food scene by storm. When Main Street Poké opened its first location in Carmel in May 2017, it was the only dedicated
HOW DO YOU BUILD A POKÉ BOWL?
poké restaurant in Indiana. Now, while others have opened across
This isn’t the place to be intimidated. Building a bowl is
the state, it remains the only one that is locally owned. A second
easy (and fun!) and the wide selection of locally sourced
location opened in downtown Fishers last winter, and has been
ingredients brings it close to home. The menu features
serving up delicious and Instagram worthy poké bowls ever since.
several recommendations, like the Spicy Crab Bowl and Founder’s Favorite, if you aren’t up for designing your
“If you love sushi, then you’re in the right place,” says manager
Alex Savader. Don’t like fish? No worries, neither does he! With proteins from the land (including chicken and pork from Joe’s
BUILD YOUR OWN BOWL:
Butcher Shop) and sea (both raw and cooked fish), along with
1. Choose your base (brown rice, white rice, or spring mix)
vegan and gluten free options, there’s something for everyone.
2. Pick your proteins (land, sea, and vegan options) 3. Color your bowl with add-ins (carrots, corn, cucumbers,
Typically served as an appetizer or snack in Hawaii, Main Street
and green onion)
Poké offers a heartier, meal version with a Midwestern twist. While
4. Select your house-made sauce (try the Main Street Sweet
poké is traditionally served over a seaweed salad, Main Street
and Main Street Heat)
Poké serves it over rice or spring greens. Corn—a Hoosier staple
5. Finish off with toppings (edamame, wasabi, avocado,
not commonly found at the poké restaurants in California—is also
chow mein noodles, and so many more)
available as an add-in. Stop by and grab a bowl to go, or sit and stay a while in the casual
CHECK IT OUT!
dining space offering a great view of downtown Fishers. Also on
Main Street Poké
Main Street Poké
the menu are beer, wine, Circle City Kombucha, Broad Ripple
8594 East 116th Street, Suite 30
Chips, and mochi ice cream.