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i am going to a sushi resturant tomorrow...i really don't want to go, but it is a must sort of situation (please don't give the 'don't go' advise)

anyway what can i ge there? mangos? is there anything for an 811'er?

has anyone else been in a dinner situation like this?

what did you do?

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Comment by LauraAnne on February 21, 2012 at 9:18am

thanks all.....i ended up at a vegan restaurant prior to sushi...i feel aweful today...one thing about 811 is you MUST stay on it at all times...truth be said....i would have had more fun staying home....i don't think itis worth breaking your 'diet'/lifestyle  just to hang with some people...

Comment by Diane L on February 20, 2012 at 6:13am

I agree with eating a lot beforehand for starters.

Often these restaurants have great salads with very fresh ingredients so I usually get that.  I have ordered two or three salads and really enjoyed my meal in these situations.

I do believe that California rolls are often made with fake crabmeat, but maybe it depends on the restaurant or part of the country you are in.  I loved eating cucumber and avocado rolls when I was cooked vegan.  Maybe you can get those without the rice.

Comment by Peter on February 19, 2012 at 7:20pm

Don't stress about it. It sounds like a one off event so I would just get the California veggie rolls and enjoy the company of others.

Comment by LauraAnne on February 19, 2012 at 4:12pm

thanks karen....great ideas :-)))

I love cucumber...mayb i'll get a cucmber and avocado roll w/out rice....never heard of 1, but maybe i'll start something new

Comment by karen Sofia enriquez lopez on February 19, 2012 at 4:07pm

yeah! eat enough fruit before leaving, (I used to work in a sushi restaurant i was a "sushi maker" and like 3 or 2 times a client asked for sushi without rice!! and you know what?? i had to do it! lol because the client is always right and that's a restaurant's rule) the thing is ... you can ask for a california roll without rice, i know 8-1-1 doesn't accept NORI but I thing that if you eat one sometimes is not bad at all i mean... it's not an animal product, it's a plant and it's RAW :) but if you don't like it or dont want it... order a cucumber roll ( i hope the restaurant that you are going have theese) they are like a normal sushi roll just insted of nori is delicious and fresh cucumber outside just order it without rice ;) 

Note. check the ingredients inside the rolls, here in Mexico we use to put some sea meat, philadephia, raw carrot, raw cucumber and raw avocado, in my case i would order... Hummm can i have a california roll without rice, meat and philadelphia?? Oh! i almost forget it, double portion of veggi, love them <3 !

lol if you have a good service dont forget to leave good tips! enjoy :)   

Comment by LauraAnne on February 19, 2012 at 1:44pm

great idea on avocado...i 4got about them :-) thanks Diana!!!!

Comment by Diana Menard on February 19, 2012 at 1:38pm

I would eat enough fruit to fill me up before leaving and then order a few salads without the dressing when you get there.  If you are doing overts, you can have them put avocado on it too (every sushi restaurant I've ever been too serves a simple salad and has avocado!).  

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