In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Kabuki Japanese Restaurant in Huntington Beach is offering guests the opportunity to join the fight against breast cancer while enjoying a special rose-hued Pink Ribbon Saketini ($7.95). Kabuki will donate 50% of the proceeds from this specialty cocktail — made with fresh strawberry juice and Nigori sake with a hint of cranberry — to Susan G. Komen for the Cure through the month of October. With more than 150 menu items offered every day, this affordable eatery should appeal to those seeking classic and innovative Japanese cuisine.
Kabuki's menu features signature sushi and sashimi selections such as the pyramid roll with tuna, avocado, krab and arare, with yuzu tartare ($9.95) and Kabuki's most popular premium roll, the lotus on fire roll with spicy tuna, lotus root and fresh sliced jalapeño on top of a California roll ($9.95). Signature dishes from the updated menu include grilled calamari marinated in fresh lemon juice and served with ginger garlic sauce ($7.95); a spicy tuna trio with spicy albacore, poké tuna and spicy tuna ($10.95); and the Mediterranean sea bass with tomato salsa, corn, asparagus and Japanese mint ($14.95). The happy hour is a bargain from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Premium sushi starts at $2.95 per roll and appetizers start at $3.95. Sake and Kirin Ichiban draft beer costs just $1.95. Huntington Beach at 7801 Edinger Ave. For more information, call (714) 898-9239 or visit http://www.kabukirestaurants.com.