Living in Duluth and reading the MSP sushi thread with some interest, I began to wonder...how many sushi restaurants are there in Minnesota OUTSIDE of the metro?
In Duluth, there's one:
Maple Grove Rd. & Haines Rd.
This place is located, as strange as it sounds, in the same building as an ICO gas station that previously held a drive-through gyro place (not for long though) and a burger joint (for a long time, until the owner retired IIRC). I get sushi and noodles from there quite often, and it SEEMS pretty good, though the only time I've had sushi from somewhere else was from a rather low-priced place in New York. The facility itself has a drive-through, and even though I don't like them, I figured it would be kind of cool (in a making-Duluth-look-"cosmopolitan" sort of way) if they'd use it, though the display window is currently broken and the lane itself seems to be in use as a parking spot for somebody's vehicle and package storage.
Does anybody know of any other sushi places throughout outstate Minnesota? These regions don't seem to be nearly as "cosmopolitan" in their dining preferences as the Twin Cities, being mostly rural. Most people around here seem to never have tried sushi, and many people confuse it with raw fish itself and therefore consider the idea of it disgusting.