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Poke, Hawaii's Sushi in a Bowl, Hits the Mainland

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Cheaper than a California roll, more satisfying than lettuce.

Closeup of a plate of poke wraps
— Maridel Reyes

Sam Choy's Poké to the Max opens first stationary venue on Rainier

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The neon sign is on and fresh fish from Hawaii has been delivered to the first brick-and-mortar location of Sam Choy's Poké to the Max in Seattle's Hillman City.

Chef Sam Choy poses with a piece of a new neon sign of his name
— Jovelle Tamayo

Chef Sam Choy shares 6 of his favorite Philadelphia-area restaurants

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Chef Sam Choy is a culinary powerhouse who is widely known for being one of the founders of "Pacific Rim cuisine," bringing the unique taste of Hawaiian fusion to the U.S. mainland and beyond.

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— Marla Cimini

10 favorite Seattle food trucks

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Chef Sam Choy's Poke To The Max brings island favorites to Seattle with Hawaiian taste treats including Loco Moco, Kalua Pork, Ahi Tuna, Salmon and Tofu Poke and other great dishes.

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— MYNorthwest

Shredded pork and fried fish sandwiches from Hawaii's most famous chef

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The Pacific Rim-style eats of Chef Sam Choy, who's taken a break from doing things like appearing on Iron Chef to launch a Seattle food truck called Poke to the Max, which is serving the kind of sweet, island-style eats that he's famous for.

Closeup of Loco Moco dish
— Chona Kasinger