A new food truck brings hibachi and sushi on the road. Chef and owner Jose Luis Alvarez opened Louie Louie, parking nea the campus of the College of Southern Nevada. Alvarez previously worked as a chef at Osaka Japanese Cuisine on Lake Mead Boulevard and Solaro by Wolfgang Puck at the Palazzo.
The menu includes rice bowls made with fried or steamed rice and stir-fried hibachi vegetables with chicken, beef, or shrimp. Yakisoba with stir-fried noodles and vegetables comes with a choice of chicken, beef, or shrimp. Other options include two pieces of nigiri, including tuna, salmon, yellowtail, or shrimp; seven pieces of sashimi; and poke or screaming O salad. The truck also offers sushi rolls such as the Louie Louie with spicy crab and pan-fried shrimp, the Hottie Roll with spicy crab and spicy tuna, or the Lisa Lisa with shrimp tempura. Everything costs $12 or less.
Louie Louie, 6753 W. Charleston Blvd. Open every Tuesday through Thursday from 6 to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 6 to 11 p.m.