First Time I Had Japanese Food and SAKE!

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  1. Restless28

    Restless28

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    A new Japanese restaurant opened here last week. It's the first one ever in in this town, and it's my first time trying it.

    The reviews were good, so I tried it. I wimped out with Chicken Terryaki (sp) and a Boston (tempura shrimp) roll, and a California (crab and cucumber) roll.

    I liked it all, and the chicken dish was the most familiar. The rolls were good, but I thought the Boston was better. The kids liked the chicken.

    All in all, I liked it. :cool:

    Also, the owner gave me the gift of 2 bottles of Sake. :supergrin:

    This was the first time I had Sake. It's very sneaky. I had to have it over rocks, and it reminds me of weak moonshine (Yes, I have had real 'shine).

    I think I'm hooked. :wavey:
     
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    GlockGuru182 Roachin'

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    You're making me hungry!! I love sushi.
     

  3. *ASH*

    *ASH* FURBANITE

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    " sake it to me baby YEAH !!!!!" AUSTIN POWERS QUOTE :rofl:
     
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    Sake (rice wine) is the bomb! literally. It should be served warm however in small amounts. It does sneak up on you however.
     
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    I was gonna go have taco tuesday....but now I think I will go have some real sushi now instead. Good call!!
     
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    Gregg702 Gold Member

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    I love Japanese food, and Sake is good cold or hot.
     
  7. carbuncle

    carbuncle is not cool.

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    I love teriyaki!
     
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    What he said. I prefer it warm, but it does sneak up on you.

    I was shut off after 4 saki's at a resturant years ago. The management
    said that was your limit. I think that the limit on Long Island Ice tea is
    two in most places.

    I wasn't drunk, but it was just their policy. :dunno:
     
  9. NewWaveGuy

    NewWaveGuy BRAVIA 4 LIFE!

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    Wow, I never heard of a limit on Long Island Ice Tea's, nor sake, that sucks!!!
     
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    Teriyaki is good, also bulgogi if they serve it though it really is more Korean. For whimp sushi try spicy tuna rolls. Very tastey, not very fishy and just darn good. As a point of reference, I think eel and octopus are very fishy, and squid is just inedibly chewy/crunchy raw.
     
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    I'd never heard of a limit on Saki before, but LI Ice Tea is usually two.
     
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    Hell, a few years ago I was with a few friends at a Chinese restaurant in Manchester, NH, and the waitress cut us off before we had even had a single drink! We were laughing about something or other and she accused us of being wasted.

    We promptly left and went to the Mexican place a block away.

    I love me some sashimi, though... the sushi rice is just filler, IMO.
     
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    Model19 Typical GnG

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    My favorite is the eel with the sweet sauce on it.
     
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    american lockpicker License to Il

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    I love Japanese food but haven't had it in years.
     
  15. scwine

    scwine ^%(#@$^!!!!!!!

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    Oh boy! You are in trouble now!

    I was always offered a chance to go eat Japenese/Sushi many times in the previous years. I was always like, "No thanks". It doesn't sound that good.
    However, after trying it a couple of years ago, it is my favorite.
    Sake is the "bomb"(no pun intended), and sushi is my ultimate fave.
     
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    I can't stand food like that.... Ewwwwww. But I'm born and raised Kansas country boy and have been feed meat and taters all my life.
     
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    I like japanese food, but not sushi! bleh. anything with rice is generally good though.
     
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    I've found raw fish to be most palatable in coastal towns where fish is fresh and plentiful. The further inland, the older, smellier and slimier it gets by the time it reaches the table. Not so important for cooked fish, but raw fish served for consumption should be fresh.

    If you walk into a sushi bar or a Japanese restaurant that has one and you get a strong smell of fish in the air, leave.

    <--- prefers Juyondai sake, slightly chilled.
     
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    I LOVE SAKE NOW!

    Also, this little Japanese place is a hit here! I called the owner to congratulate him, and he thanked me for helping him get started as a newcomer.

    I love the food, too.