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Takoyanen for takoyaki (octopus balls) - Thurs Ferry Bldg Farmers' Mkt, SF

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Takoyanen for takoyaki (octopus balls) - Thurs Ferry Bldg Farmers' Mkt, SF

hhc | Jun 3, 2011 11:47 PM

I wanted to try Takoyanen from the Delicia people. They have a stand outside at the Ferry Bldg Farmers' Market on Thurs from 10a-2p.

Only thing they sell are the takoyaki (octopus balls) 8 for $5 & individual size Ito En tea bottles $2.25. Don't eat them right away because they are hot. I looked around for a table & took a bunch of pics before starting & still too hot. They grill them, then they put a shoyu glaze, sprinkle of green onions, mayo, & bonito flakes.

I thought they needed to be cooked more. Too mushy & not much octopus in them. The toothpicks don't help pick them up since it's just a goopy mess, forks or chopsticks would be better.

It's all about the timing here too. I got the last of a batch they just made. If they run out, then you have to wait 15 min to get your order. Tried it, probably won't get it again.

nyone else try it?

Hrs%3

10-2pm outside during Thurs Ferry Bldg Farmers' Mkt

May-Aug

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