What Japanese People Talk About At The Aquarium

Can apparently be made into quite tasty sashimi. WHO KNEW?

Can apparently be made into quite tasty sashimi. WHO KNEW?

So, today as I wandered around the Sunshine City Aquarium, I couldn’t help but overhear a few conversations between my fellow fish enthusiasts.

Wow, look at the size of that thing. It could easily feed an entire family.

Wow, look at the size of that thing. It could easily feed an entire family.

After some discussion, it was decided that this kind is best served grilled.

After some discussion, it was decided that this kind is best served grilled.

But this kind makes excellent sushi.

But this kind makes excellent sushi.

Skewered and grilled over charcoal, with salt.

Skewered and grilled over charcoal, with salt.

Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Tokyo

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