Prior to 2016, Hawaii’s favorite way of preparing raw fish was hardly known on the mainland. Now the words “ahi poke for two” have a romantic ring to them. To really impress your significant other, follow the advice of 167 Raw’s Jesse Sandole and buy the best sushi-grade tuna available; to earn a No. 1 rating, tuna must be fresh, fat, smooth and shiny.

— Hanna Raskin

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