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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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2 months 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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2 months 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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2 months ago #9672292        
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@thesolarofborkasb EU sucks anyway.

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2 months 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.

2 months 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.

2 months ago #9672205        
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wow does anyone think king eupre is a jerk

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2 months ago #9671798        
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Now I'm suddenly hungry... >_<

2 months 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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2 months ago #9671239        
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@Tuveanthermark yes, surströmming is really that bad. The problem is that it still ferments in the can. One of my Swedish friends therefore likes it best when it's nearing the expiry date and the can gets under so much pressure that it swells... He said it adds to the taste. But that's also why it's forbidden on planes: in the air, the air pressure is lower than on the ground and so the can may explode due to pressure differences.

Now, we bought one can of the stuff (nearing the expiry date, as recommended) just out of curiosity and we took it to our cabin. We opened it in the kitchen, did spill a drop of the contents when doing so, and it smelled so intense and so bad that we instantly had to take it out to prevent people from throwing up. For over a year the kitchen in our cabin smelled like surströmming, no matter how much we tried to wash it and clean it.

Given this, this is the other reason why it's forbidden on planes: that the can may explode is one thing, but due to the smell the whole interior is written off at once, then.

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2 months ago #9671026        
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Sushi and nigigri.. Bah... I prefer scandinavian sashimi (Pickled herring) and pickled herring tastes the best when licked up from a paperplate while shitfaced on aquavit and beer!

Chopsticks and hands are for amateurs and sober people!

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