Food, Fun And Fusion - Rickshaw Bambú Mixes It Up With Miso 80s Night

Rickshaw Bambú announces “Miso 80s” night featuring fresh new drinks, sumptuous sushi rolls and the "totally RAD" jams of DJ X-tain.

(PRWEB) July 7, 2005 -- Rickshaw Bambú, at 2810 Westheimer, announces “Miso 80s” Thursdays with DJ X-tain, one of Houston's hottest DJs. The fabulous feast of Food, Fun and Fusion is already popular—among Houston’s sushi munching, martini-sipping glitterati—as the place to see and be seen.

New menu items and fresh new drinks created especially for Miso 80s night are sure to please every palate. Beginning at 9 p.m., DJ Xtain’s pulsating sounds keep the crowd drinking and bouncing with classic 80s gems—sure to take you back.

Topping off the new list of culinary-fusion sushi rolls is the Pretty in Pink—fresh salmon, cucumber and avocado rolled inside out with Sakura denbu (sweet Japanese powder. The Miso 80s menu also includes: Tears for Fears—spicy yellowtail, green onion, habanero miso and wasabiko; the Mogwai—shrimp tempura, roasted bell peppers and avocado rolled inside out with sesame seeds and drizzled with unagi sauce; and the Balboa—tuna, pineapple and sesame spinach rolled inside out with sesame seeds.

Among the new “Hit Me With Your Best Shots” shot list are: Liquid Cocaine—made of Hot Damn, Goldschlager and Jagermeister; The Mr. Roboto—Bacardi Limon, Malibu Rum, Rain Vodka, Blue Curacao and Chambord; and The Super Freak—rum, vodka, gin, peach Schnapps, sweet and sour, and pineapple juice.

Other favorites on the new libations list include: Hit Me With Your Best Shot—Bacardi 151, Absolut Mandrin, and sweet and sour; Slick Rick—Absolut Mandrin, orange juice and Red Bull; Purple Rain—Rain vodka, triple sec, grape pucker, and sweet and sour.

Rickshaw’s popular bar, Bambú Lounge, remains a mainstay among Houston’s young cocktail set for fresh sushi and intimate late-night drinks—such as the award-winning Pineapple Upside Down Cake made with house-infused pineapple vanilla bean Rain vodka, simple syrup and pineapple juice—so good it was voted “Houston’s Best Martini” for 2004.

Open Wednesdays through Saturdays, Bambú is home to some of the city’s most popular DJs who keep the crowd spirited on almost any night. Bambú is also open for Happy Hour from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday.

About Rickshaw Far East Bistro and Bambu Lounge
Rickshaw Far East Bistro and Bambú Lounge bring together the diverse cuisines of the Pacific Rim in a stylish and contemporary setting, complete with sushi bar and lounge.
Owned and operated by seasoned restaurateur, John Chang, Rickshaw is considered the showcase for creative fusion cuisine, although his four other restaurants, Miyako being the most notable, do a thriving business as well.

Rickshaw/Bambú is open every day for lunch and dinner. For more information, visit, or call 713.942.7272.

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