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Thu March 21, 2013

Nothing Fishy About It: Gas Station Sushi That’s Also Gourmet

Lee's Fresh Sushi & Deli BP gas station at the corner of Poplar and Ridgeway avenues.
Credit Sara Hoover

The idea of gas station sushi might conjure images of raw fish sitting out for hours, and rice that has turned crispy and hard. The thought is so shudder-inducing, the insurance company, Esurance, made a commercial comparing raw fish bought by the pump to sketchy auto insurance. “We all make bad decisions,” the voiceover for that commercial goes, “like, say, gas station sushi. Cheap is good, and sushi good, but cheap sushi—not so good.”

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