We were recently invited for dinner at Bottega Americano. We previously dined there for dinner when they first opened and had a wonderful experience and have been wanting to come back. We also had brunch there a few months ago and really enjoyed that as well.

Bottega Americano has a beautiful dining space, which I discussed more in my initial post. In addition to a central dining area, the restaurant has five specialty food stations with bar seating where you can watch them in action.

BA Meatballs

Crispy, panko coated baked cauliflower is coated in a orange scented garlic sauce for a delicious meal.

One of my favorite cauliflower dishes has been my Honey Garlic Cauliflower. But with summer just around the corner, I’ve been trying to incorporate more citrus and fruits into my meals. So I made an orange garlic sauce with a few tweaks.

Pokirrito has officially opened with even more menu items than before. There are now more sushi burrito options, more poke bowl toppings and they also added yakitori items too.

As you may recall, we previously visited Pokirrito during its soft opening and enjoyed both the poke bowls and sushi burritos. Now that they are fully up and running, the restaurant is constantly packed with a line out the door. However, the lines do move very quickly. Most of the line is due to the sushi burritos, which are very popular. If you’re just there for a poke bowl, you can actually move your way much faster through the line.

I’m sorry I didn’t take more photos of the interior. I took quite a few for my initial post and didn’t think to take more of the new changes.

Kona Volcano

Yakiniku beef, broccoli slaw, shiitake mushrooms, shiso, white onion, butter lettuce, cilantro, red bell peppers, lotus chips, jalapeno crunch, tempura flakes, sweet chili sauce. The burritos are tightly packed, with every ingredient clearly visible. There are so many different ingredients inside, but the flavors are well-balanced and I really enjoy all the textures.

The burritos here are quite big and filling. Up until now I’ve been a little disappointed at how small some of the sushi burritos I’ve eaten are, but Pokirrito’s version is quite satisfying. You can see the size comparison with the side of potato chips they are served with.

Tsukune Chicken Panko Katsu