Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club. Because No News is Bad News.

Friday, March 6, 2020

Now Open: iPoke in Midtown

Posted By on Fri, Mar 6, 2020 at 10:49 AM

click to enlarge IPOKE
  • iPoke
Poke places seem to be popping up like daffodils in spring. The newest opens its doors today in Midtown, in the Innova Living building on Chester, across the street from the Cleveland Clinic. Operated by Sheng Long Yu, who also owns Shinto Japanese Steakhouse, Kenko Sushi and Dagu Rice Noodle, iPoke (10001 Chester Ave., 216-759-1001) offers build-your-own bowls for dine-in and carry-out.

In typical poke protocol, guests design their own bowls from the bottom up, starting with white rice, brown rice, mixed greens or a combination thereof. Next its off to fresh toppings like edamame, seaweed salad, shredded carrots, scallions, mango and corn. Protein choices include raw salmon and tuna, cooked shrimp, crab and chicken, and tofu. Sauces range from the mysterious Yum Yum to the ubiquitous Sriracha, with ponzu, wasabi mayo and eel sauce in between.



Diners also can select from a list of pre-designed bowls like Under the Sea, with crab, shrimp, avocado, mango and chili sauce on a bed of white rice, or the Spi-Sea, which tops spring greens with spicy tuna, tofu, seaweed, tobiko and ponzu.

iPoke is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week.

Sign up for Scene's weekly newsletters to get the latest on Cleveland news, things to do and places to eat delivered right to your inbox.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at news@clevescene.com.

Cleveland Scene works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Cleveland and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Cleveland's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 2, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Calendar

© 2020 Cleveland Scene: 737 Bolivar Rd., Suite 4100, Cleveland, OH 44115, (216) 505-8199
Logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.


Website powered by Foundation