October 11, 2011

Sushi at Hiro in the Loop

This week Ian Froeb reviews Hiro, a new sushi restaurant on Eastgate Avenue just off Delmar Boulevard in the Loop. Jennifer Silverberg took these photos.
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The dining room at Hiro in the loop.
Jennifer Silverberg
The dining room at Hiro in the loop.
The dining room at Hiro in the loop.
Jennifer Silverberg
The dining room at Hiro in the loop.
The dining room at Hiro in the loop.
Jennifer Silverberg
The dining room at Hiro in the loop.
Hiro owners Sui Toh and Bernie Lee with a fresh, sushi-grade, 15 pound salmon.
Jennifer Silverberg
Hiro owners Sui Toh and Bernie Lee with a fresh, sushi-grade, 15 pound salmon.
Hiro owners Sui Toh and Bernie Lee with a fresh, sushi-grade, 15 pound salmon.
Jennifer Silverberg
Hiro owners Sui Toh and Bernie Lee with a fresh, sushi-grade, 15 pound salmon.
A closer look at that salmon.
Jennifer Silverberg
A closer look at that salmon.
From the raw menu, salmon tataki with sea salt, sprouts and citrus ponzu.
Jennifer Silverberg
From the raw menu, salmon tataki with sea salt, sprouts and citrus ponzu.
The Golden Child, one of Hiro's specialty rolls with white tuna, tempura crunch, avocado topped with mango and eel sauce.
Jennifer Silverberg
The Golden Child, one of Hiro's specialty rolls with white tuna, tempura crunch, avocado topped with mango and eel sauce.
Another view of the Golden Child.
Jennifer Silverberg
Another view of the Golden Child.
From the grilled or Yakitori menu is a set of grilled togarqashi pork belly, teriyaki salmon, pineapple chicken, duck, black pepper steak and beef wrapped asparagus.
Jennifer Silverberg
From the grilled or Yakitori menu is a set of grilled togarqashi pork belly, teriyaki salmon, pineapple chicken, duck, black pepper steak and beef wrapped asparagus.