One of the things I miss most about my college days at UCLA is the food at the dining halls. UCLA has amazing dorm food! I have fond memories of made-to-order omelettes on Sundays, walking out with a huge cone of soft serve covered in sprinkles, and eating a grilled cheese sandwich as an appetizer with every meal. Thank goodness for all of the stairs and hills on campus for keeping the Freshman 15 away.
My absolute favorite thing to eat at the dining hall were the sushi bowls. They were only served once a week or maybe once every other week at Hedrick Hall, also known as the FURTHEST DORM AT THE TOP OF THE HILL. My friends and I would make the trek just for these sushi bowls. It’s basically sushi for lazy people. Anything you wanted in a sushi roll was simply thrown into a bowl. We loved it.
I recreated this meal last night with some of the sashimi Jeremy picked up at Berkeley Bowl. Four meals worth of sashimi grade salmon and tuna only cost us $20. We had really inexpensive sushi the night prior and didn’t get as much fish and still walked out of the restaurant $30 poorer, so this is a great value.
- Sashimi-grade fish.
- Sushi rice
- Soy sauce
- Whatever else you feel like throwing in. (I wish I had mango.)
- Throw everything into a bowl.