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What’s With Houston’s Poke Obsession Anyway?

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Graphic by Houston Press
Poke is a Hawaiian staple: raw fish marinated in soy sauce or sesame oil. But it appears to be in Houston to stay.

Iterations of the raw fish salad have been around in California for decades, but the newfound trend that includes everything from poke bowls to poke nachos to poke burgers has been having a major moment in cities such as New York and Chicago since 2015.

We took a look at Moku Bar, Ono Poke, Pokéology and Hawaiian Poke Co. in Houston.