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One of the “signature” rolls was a hit; the TST Roll is a spicy combination of tuna, scallion, crab, and cream cheese. Another easy favorite is the spicy tuna roll with scallion and cucumber and spicy sauce. We say, order a mix of raw and tempura to get the best variety and taste of what Hook’s has to offer.

Destination: Dinner with the

Hungry Family

Hook’s Shushi Bar & Thai Food It’s four o’clock on a Wednesday, and the crowd is gathering outside the door of Hook’s Sushi Bar and Thai in St. Petersburg. Wednesdays are dollar sushi night, and it seems there’s almost a cult following. The Hungry Family is always up for a new taste adventure, and this casual little spot fit the bill perfectly.

There’s a tempura style appetizer plate that that might be all you need for a meal to share, but you’ll want to try a variety of rolls, as well. The youngest in our family (he’s a preschooler) loved the tempura broccoli, but he was a big fan of the Mexican roll as well, which matches tempura shrimp with asparagus, avacado, scallion, and massago (and is a bit spicy). Our all-time favorite was the Spider Roll, which features a tempura soft-shell crab with with asparagus, crab, avocado, and masago.

If you dive into the sushi boat and still have room for more, the Japanese Red Bean ice cream was a hit with our whole family (and while the Tempura Cheesecake was delicious but overthe-top for mom after a sushi feast, the rest of the crew highly recommends it—even if it’s all you order!). When you’re a big family who loves really good food, it’s often difficult to find a great restaurant with a setting that’s still family-friendly. Hook’s is a venue that makes it easy enjoy a night out, even with the whole crew, with an appealing mix of young singles, datenight-couples, and local families with kiddos in tow.

Hooks Sushi Bar and Thai Food 1210 9th St. N., St. Petersburg 727-898-HOOK (4665)







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Come enjoy a delightful homestyle meal in our newly renovated dining room!

4871 Park Street N. St. Petersburg FL

727-545-3057 Catering and Take Out available Say you saw it in the Gulf Coast Family Newspaper

Offering homestyle meals made from quality ingredients for more than 17 years.

Breakfast served all day Located on Starkey and Bryan Dairy in the Bardmoor shopping center next to Publix.

10801 Starkey Rd. (727) 397-9251

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