The newest food trend sweeping the nation is called poké and soon Portland will have a new restaurant specializing in the tasty raw fish.

In Hawaiian, poké, pronounced POH-keh, means to slice or cut chunks of raw, marinated fish like tuna and serve over rice. A lot like sushi.

The poké is traditionally served with vegetables and sauces.

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Portland should have it's own poké restaurant by September. According to their Facebook page, Crunchy Poké is currently in the process of getting a permit to begin remodeling their new location at 426 Fore Street which used to house East End Cupcakes.