Okonomiyaki

Grilled as you like it

Eel Wisdom July 31, 2008

Filed under: Japan — laurel @ 11:12 pm
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Since it’s the season for eel, here’s a funny bit from a recent Asahi Shimbun editorial:

Let me cite another anecdote about a man who eats rice with the smell of broiling eel. When the proprietor of the restaurant serving the fish asks the man to pay, the man makes his coins clink and says: “I will pay for a smell with a sound.”

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