Petréa Mitchell December 26, 2008 4:48 PM

Well, how did it taste?

And were you a little worried by the cook wearing a protective mask?

Sam Spade December 26, 2008 9:03 PM

Every Korean food grocery has dried squid. You sear it over an open flame. It’s tough but tastes somewhat like bacon. I like it this way much better than calamari.

Alan (2) December 27, 2008 5:36 AM

Don’t worry about the mask – it’s more about air pollution than anything else. China’s power supply comes from burning coal, and the smog is so bad you can almost see it from orbit.

But yes, how did it taste like?

(PS: Happy — and secure — year 2009, everyone.)

Neil in Chicago December 27, 2008 6:35 AM

Yeah, I once had to drop out of a silly food contest where people were making up ridiculous dishes, because someone said, “squid on a stick,” and I’ve had squid saté in Bangkok . . .

Henry the Horse December 27, 2008 4:18 PM

BUT where is the photo of you actually incising and masticating the great beast from the depths?? That constitutes eating, these photos are just drool shots 😉

Clive Robinson December 28, 2008 4:51 AM

@ Henry the Horse,

“actually incising and masticating the great beast from the depths??… …are just drool shots”

With comments like that, this blog is going to get found on some more questionable (ie low costume budget production) searchs 😉

John Waters December 29, 2008 12:30 AM

That looks really good. Have you considered trying out live baby octopus next time you are in Korea? 🙂

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