Good Grub Under Ten Bucks
Since when did sushi become convenience food? Since Americans wised up and started overfishing the oceans like the Japanese, of course. If you're used to eating a plastic box full of dried-out California rolls for lunch, this tiny little sushi joint on Capitol Hill will blow your mind. Sure, it takes a little longer, but it tastes a damn sight better, and you get to experience this tiny, sushi version of a taco stand. There are only two employees, and there might be room for one person to eat at the counter, but mostly it's a take-out joint. Sushi Maki offers plenty of rolls—they run from $6 to $8 and they're absolutely giant. If you buy one roll and two nigiri, you can squeak by for under $10 and be completely full on sushi. I don't know of any other place in town with that kind of deal. Free hot water and tea bags are by the door. Bring cash, as they don't take credit cards.