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大トロ: OTORO

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Kuni just got this magnifiscent chunk of otoro from Tsukiji yesterday. Look at that gorgeously pink flesh! It brings a tear of joy to my eye.

Otoro (大トロ) is the fattiest part of tuna, and is the most expensive. Although some people think it’s too fatty, thus prefer chutoro (中トロ), it is definitely a highly coveted part of the fish.

This piece here comes from Malta (of all places) by way of Tsukiji Market. $15 for an order nigiri (two pieces). Ask for it sashimi style if you wish!

Watch the video my friend took at Tsukiji where they are auctioning off tuna. The little jingle is hilarious!


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