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First Look: Soko Sushi and Sake Bar now open downtown

Chilean sea bass
Chilean sea bass
Danielle Lirette

. Restaurants are hurrying to get in the swim before the end of the year -- and that includes Soko Sushi and Sake Bar, now open at 1600 Champa Street. That building is a real culinary melting pot -- Cafe Berlin served authentic German food here before shutting down this year after decades in Denver, but Diego's is still going strong in a basement space -- and Soko looks like a very welcome addition to downtown. Danielle Lirette stopped in this week, and took these photos of the new sushi spot.

See also: Cafe Berlin closes

Lunch set
Lunch set

First Look: Soko Sushi and Sake Bar now open downtown

Tempura roll
Tempura roll

Salmon ceviche
Salmon ceviche

First Look: Soko Sushi and Sake Bar now open downtown

First Look: Soko Sushi and Sake Bar now open downtown

First Look: Soko Sushi and Sake Bar now open downtown

First Look: Soko Sushi and Sake Bar now open downtown

First Look: Soko Sushi and Sake Bar now open downtown

First Look: Soko Sushi and Sake Bar now open downtown

First Look: Soko Sushi and Sake Bar now open downtown