Ok, ok - I know that cheap sushi is usually bad sushi, but as a student, I cannot afford to indulge as often as I would like. I get over to Nozawa every 6 weeks or so, but would love suggestions for budget-friendly sushi.
Beef ribs can stand up to strong flavors. Here, a spicy-sweet rub with chili powder, cumin, cayenne, garlic, and brown sugar coats the meat, which is roasted to tenderness. Finishing on the grill with a smoky chipotle barbecue sauce ensures the meat gets a nice char and the sauce lacquers.