Introducing Zama’s Newest Celebrity Roll: The “Drum Roll” By Questlove

So The Roots drummer Questlove is continuing his push into the food world with a new specialty roll at Zama, the awesome Japanese restaurant on Rittenhouse Square.

Questlove has teamed up with Chef Zama to create a delicious new specialty sushi roll to be featured on Zama’s regular menu.

Ever the Philly ambassador, Questlove decided to go with a roll that would promote Philadelphia.

The “Drum Roll,” also known as the Questlove Roll and the Cheesesteak Roll, is a Japanese take on a classic Philly cheesesteak. The roll is made with premium Japanese Wagyu beef, provolone cheese and sautéed onions, plus a little spicy mayo, all rolled in a red pepper flaked soy paper and served with horseradish aioli. It even comes with a cherry pepper on the side.

Check out the above video to see Questlove in action behind the sushi bar with Chef Zama as they prepare Questlove’s specialty roll.

The Questlove Roll will be available on the menu at Zama beginning next week. $1 from each sale of the roll will go toward Harlem Village Academies, Questlove’s chosen charity.

This is latest in a series of Celebrity Rolls at Zama that already include entries by Marc Vetri, Pierre Calmels of Bibou, and Tony Luke.

Zama Restaurant
128 S. 19th Street



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