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(Chop) sticky situation


I went to a running sushi restaurant with some friends the other day and we talked about how weird it feels for westerners to eat fish and rice with our fingers. We'd much rather learn how to use a new tool (chopsticks) than poke our fingers into raw fish, even if it would be MUCH easier.

17th August 2017

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1 year ago #9670851        
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All things considered, I still find it easiest to use a knife and a fork.

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Finn123

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1 year ago #9671175        
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@ModernWhoFan
A true man eats his bloody steak with bare hands perkele.


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Finn123

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1 year ago #9672292        
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@thesolarofborkasb EU sucks anyway.

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1 year ago #9670942        
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I've found that chopsticks are really good for eating lobster. The lobster meat from most places is fairly thin, and so you'd kind of have to mangle it a bit using a regular sized fork, and given that you generally dip it in butter, you can't use your hands. They usually give you these tiny forks, but when my girlfriend bought a lobster to cook at home, we had no such forks, but there were some chopsticks in the cabinet, and they did the job even better, I think.

8 months ago #9715686        
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Chopsticks are not as hard as they seem, it's only hard if you make it (I know, that sounds really cheesy).

RaspK

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11 months ago #9686942        
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Fun fact: not particularly weird for some cultures (especially the Eastern Mediterranean), because the concept of "finger food" is long established there.

1 year ago #9672763        
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I say we go full barbarian and use a fork.

Or a spoon.

After we cook it a little. Look, it'll smell lovely after.

1 year ago #9672205        
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wow does anyone think king eupre is a jerk

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1 year ago #9671798        
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Now I'm suddenly hungry... >_<

1 year ago #9671354        
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If nigiri, like sushi, is served on a naked lady (nyotaimori), then you can be sure that I won't be using chopsticks... ;)

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