How To Eat Live Octopus — K-Town The Ultimate Prime Rib Is Cooked In 90-Day 4 months ago   06:59

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One of the most shocking and perhaps controversial dishes in Korean cuisine is live octopus, or san nakji. The dish is popular in Korea, especially in coastal towns and cities where live octopus doesn't have to take a long trip from the ocean to the plate. In seafood markets in Korea, they often display live fish and shellfish so that diners know just how fresh their ingredients are. Here in New York City, K-Town host Matthew Kang joins colleague and Eater NY reporter Stefanie Tuder at Sik Gaek, one of the few restaurants in town that specialize in live octopus.

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Neha Chat
Best way to celebrate
Eat it.
mightykc73
i'd smash her.
Sarah Kim
Don't they have to slice the head and take out brain first? To kill it quickly and least painfully? Omg.. I'm Korean but not a good sight.
CurtisCT
Eating a creature in the throes of suffering = barbarity! C'mon people, this has nothing to do with "culture". If you're going to eat meat, then the animal should be killed humanely, causing as little suffering as possible before consuming. Everything else is brutal savagery which has no place in civilized society. Disgusting!
Ravikumar T S
It is dangerous. It may choke you to death with their suckers. Be careful.
alanfender123
probably not as good as fried octopus
Stephanie Moore
Omg I’m hungry
Spencer Lim
No way I could eat the hot pot. Looks like a giant camel cricket having a seizure.
Pro skills Games
*I HAD IT IN BUSAN*
tommyluvstraci
This place is awesome. At the end of the meal you can ask them to add rice to the remaining broth. They mix it up and it turns into a delicious seafood flavored crispy fried rice.
Sage
Totaly respecting the animal by eating it alive.
Benny Dee
looks disgusting and probably is disgusting.
"having a mouth full of ocean water" does not describe a good flavor or an eating experience .
personally i also don't think that taking apart and eating an animal while it's still alive is being respectful to it.
this is nothing more than a dare challenge or survival food .
Ashly S Flores
I’ve been eating to eat seafood but I can’t find a good place
Ashly S Flores
I want to know how much did all of that food come up to $?!!
you stole my chopsticks
I've tried this and the octopus tentacles stuck on the roof of my mouth. It felt really weird.
Jm Blessie Pineda
How much
ATLAS
this is weird. talking about how you respect the food. but basically torturing it
Jackson May
was here with my wife a few weeks ago. AMAZING food, awesome service!
frank hipes
Super pro-feshh.........ew
Tyler Sievers
I love that the girl is way more down for the octopus than the dude who's supposed to be experienced. That's gutsy as hell.
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The Ultimate Prime Rib Is Cooked In 90-Day How To Eat Live Octopus — K-Town 4 months ago   06:08

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