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the best Maguro Nakaochi ( chopped medium fatty tuna, a.k.a. chu toro) Don!!

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the best Maguro Nakaochi ( chopped medium fatty tuna, a.k.a. chu toro) Don!!

Aki | Oct 23, 2003 02:11 AM

Maguro Nakaochi is one of the most traditional japanese
delicacy.it's medium fatty tuna meat which is specifically scraped off from bones,and finely chopped.served usually don (over rice of bowl)style.
the best one in NY can be found at Sapporo East (1st
ave& 10 th st 212-260-1330).
they only make that when they got a really good tuna, and autumn to winter is good season for tuna.so now they have it on the special menu.
the finely chopped medium fatty tuna is carefully placed on vinegared rice, and special sauce is poured very very carefully over the tuna and rice.It's only
$8.75!!
you MUST call ahead and make sure they have this dish.even this seoson they don't have everyday.and
also you MUST make sure that MR. Hide is makeing sushi.he is very very skillful sushi master.He is off
Mon or Thu.if the other guy make this dishi(or sushi),
it's very different,still good, but not great.
also, their medium fatty tuna sushi is the best deal in NY.it's only $15 for 7 good piece, and the best quality.
And the white fish tempra from special menu is one of the best tempra in NY too!BUT make sure that
MR. Shige (the tempra mastar) is makeing tempra.he is off Tue, sometimes thu.

Make sure to call ahead.you'll get the best deal.
you don't have to got to Hatsuhana or yasuda or maeda and pay $100.( don't get me wrong, I love these placese )

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