Once-in-a-lifetime Tsukiji Dinner

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7 Responses

  1. Noel says:

    "I'm starting to wonder now what a geoduck would taste like."That is easy to arrange.You write very well, Eli. Apply that talent to your pleadings and I have no doubt that you will go very far.

  2. Dullwhite says:

    It's like you died and went to heaven over and over during this meal. LOL DAMNIT I'm so jealous!!!

  3. Eli says:

    thanks guys, hehe

  4. Noel says:

    Eli,I asked my sis-in-law (she's Japanese from Tokyo) about "Hontoro". She told me that she knows "Honmaguro" is the "highest grade tuna caught near Japanese shore", and sent me a link that indicates that, gradewise, as you suspect, "hontoro" is in between the lower "chutoro" and the top "otoro".I've had otoro a few times (not here though) and, honestly, can't really tell much of a difference vis-à-vis the hontoro we had (chutoro is a different matter). That said, my wife recalls that the otoro we had at the Ginza (the premier Jap restaurant in Bangkok many years ago) was much better.Best,N

  5. jim araneta says:

    What 10 to 20 years? In 5 years we expect you to treat us :-)

  6. Noel says:

    Hahaha! Pressure!

  7. Eli says:

    Hahaha I will definitely treat you guys out soon enough. What I meant was I'll be your age in 10-20 years :p

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