Bargain Bites: Blue Fin Sushi Bar

March 4 2010, 2:41 PM
When I’m not quite sure what I’m in the mood to eat, I often end up choosing sushi. The comfort of fresh fish and rice, the heat of wasabi, the salt of soy sauce---it always satisfies. Lately, my go-to spot has been Blue Fin Sushi Bar & Restaurant in Park Hill. The selection is always super-fresh, but it's the happy hour that's the real draw. Between 4:30 and 6 p.m., Sunday through Thursday (and 9 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday), I order single servings of my favorites---albacore, maguro, and unagi---for just $1.50 each. The shrimp tempura roll is just $6. Better yet, all house wine, beer, and hot sake is priced two-for-one. Pairing tip: Instead of beer, try a glass of German Riesling. The wine's slight, residual sweetness nicely offsets the wasabi’s heat. 7303 E. 29th Ave., 303-333-4006