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Fugakyu question.

Ernie Diamond | Dec 19, 2004 11:03 PM

I was at Fugakyu last night for a stunning meal at the sushi bar capped off by a magical live uni plucked moments before from the tank. However, I tried to hunt down something that I had previously to no avail. The last time I was in, I ordered Ika Natto as I was feeling adventurous. I was brought a small dish of baby octopus that had been cooked and tossed with some sort of vinegary dressing if memory serves. That was an obvious mix up as when I ordered Ika Natto this time, I got exactly what I asked for and suddenly was reminded of what Natto is; a slimy, nutty, sticky and not pleasant-smelling presentation of fermented soybean (needless to say, a taste that I have yet to acquire). I worked to correct the order but was never able to find the baby octopus that I was looking for. Does anyone know just what that is? Additionally, anyone have a similar experience with Natto? Curious to know just who enjoys the time spent with that particular dish.

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