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Eel: where to buy/best in town?

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Eel: where to buy/best in town?

chestylarue | Jun 7, 2010 11:43 AM

Hey all, so after becoming a huge fan of Japanese barbecue eel(unagi) I naturally wanted to see if I could replicate the taste at home.
I have been to Uwajimaya in beaverton, as well as H-Mart in Tigard. The majority of eel I come across is already cooked as well as covered with the sauce (which consists of mirin, sake and soysauce.)

*Is there a good place to get either fresh eel or at the very least, some that isnt already cooked?*
is there simply not enough demand for eel? where do all these restaurants get THEIR eel?

My dad got a nice new grill for his birthday and I want to test my grilling skills with some fairly delicate eel.

Thanks in advance, and If you have ever sampled a restaurant which you thought was worth mentioning, please don't hesitate!

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