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Sukiyaki etiquette.....


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Sukiyaki etiquette.....

Xericx | | Jun 26, 2006 11:38 PM

I went to a shabu shabu/sukiyaki establishment..didn't know what to do.....it was one of those places where you have your own personal "burner" in front of you for boiling water/sukiyaki....

They started off with the veggies, tofu, noodles, etc in the sukiyaki broth....there was also a plate of thinly sliced raw meat.....there was a bowl that had a soup-type spoon in it (small bowl)....another bowl that held a larger wooden spoon

What is the correct way to eat this meal?

I was mixing the veggies with the metal thongs.....after the veggies had cooked a bit further, I just scooped servings into the smaller bowl and then used a rice bowl to eat it in the usual japanese manner (put a little food on the rice bowl, bring the rice bowl closer to your face and eat with chopsticks).

I dipped the meat for 15-20 seconds to cook in the sukiyaki sauce and placed it on a small plate in front of me.....

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