the amazing sushi of mexican dishes

How about mixing sushi rolls with the classic dishes of Mexican cuisine, something like cochinita pibil in maki or deconstructed chiles en nogada? Sushin González accepted the challenge and although it might seem pointless and controversial, the result is full of flavor.

The letter includes 33 rolls, 32 of them dedicated to each one of the states of the country.

We start with a delicious suadero yakimeshi and it is with this dish that all shadow of a doubt disappears; the meat is perfectly browned and seasoned with your favorite taco stand. The mix with the fried rice is definitely a winner.

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And although they already threw down the barrier with this dish, we remain somewhat skeptical in relation to the rolls. For example, the question of how they can prepare rolls with broth stews kills us.

Again the doubts are dispersed when we try the Panchomaki from Zacatecasa roll stuffed with pork leg, cream cheese, crispy carrot with typical sweet and sour wedding roast sauce (all sauces are made in house).

We continue with him sushilango: carne al pastor cilantro, onion and pineapple, inspired by Mexico City. Although we can no longer, we order the regal, our favorite, grilled meat, bathed in northern cheese

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Lastly, we tried the famous house roll: sushingonzalez, stuffed with cecina, cream cheese, chiles toreados, covered with avocado and pork rinds.

Other stars of the place are the Pokukan roll, of pibil piglet from Yucatan or the Tempurracho, inspired by the famous drowned cakes of Jalisco.

And who came up with this audacity?

Ricardo Paniagua is a Mexican chef who acquired a taste for cooking from watching his mother and grandmother; he fell in love with the flavors and aromas also in the markets, when he was sent on an errand.

After a decade of experience preparing food and dishes from different countries and regions, Ricardo creates this innovative sushi restaurant rescuing the form of Japanese food (rolls, makis, yakimeshi, etc.) and wrapping in it the most traditional of Mexican food. .

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In addition to the usual menu, chef Ricardo likes to surprise with seasonal novelties, like last December, in which he prepared a roll filled with rosemary with shrimp and, on the outside, mole poblano, fried potatoes and a touch of powdered shrimp.

Look for promotions

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To convince yourself that this mix is ​​worth it, you have to go to its Guadalajara branch on Avenida Hidalgo 1567, to Lucerna 46, in Juárez, and soon, it will reopen its Coyoacán branch that closed due to the pandemic.

Sushin González’s Japamexa rolls have different promotions for you throughout the week, such as Thursday 2×1 or Saturday Palillo Libre, in which you can order all the rolls you want for 149 pesos.

To find out about all their promotions, follow them on Instagram.

And if you are from a more conservative wing and want to try a sushi that is more faithful to its Japanese roots, stop here.