Category Archives: Exotic Food

South Korean Culinary Adventures

Andrew and I spent the weekend in two beach towns, Sokcho and Gangneung. Sokcho has an impressive fish market where I tried my first squid sundae, which is rice and vegetables stuffed into a squid, diced and coated in an … Continue reading

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Mimigaa

My wonderful Japanese friends, Ryo and Namie took my to a fantastic meal at an Osaka-style kushi katsu bar in Tokyo. The majority of the fare is delicious meat/seafood/veggies fried on sticks. However, they also ordered mimigaa. Basically, it is … Continue reading

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Okonomiyaki

Do it yourself savory pancakes. Delicious and hearty. Once cooked through sprinkle with fish flakes that dance atop the hot pancake then drizzle yummy Japanese style mayo on top. Check out an entire site dedicated to the dish.

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America!

In Seward we are lucky enough to have all 5 types of salmon run in our waters. The king (chinook), sockeye (red), coho (silver), pink (humpback), chum (dog) salmon all run up rivers in the area to spawn and therefore … Continue reading

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Sea Steak

Forget seal clubbing in New Zealand, in Alaska you eat them. My co-worker Sean had the honor of accompanying a native family this winter on a seal hunt. He registered for an observer pass and took off with the family … Continue reading

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