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LuckyC Jul 6, 2006 01:23 PM

I am looking for a recipe or restaurant that serves whole barbecued baby octopus (sounds cruel, I know). I had it once at a restaurant in Melbourne, Australia. It was grilled on an open pit barbecue and was very tender and not chewy like squid/calamari. I have not seen it anywhere else though I've looked.

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    cleveland park Jul 6, 2006 01:42 PM

    Sushi Ko has whole baby octopus with a mango glaze (pretty similar to bbq)

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      dieterindenial Jul 11, 2006 07:39 PM

      I tried this and loved it...definitely tastes of the grill.

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      wombat Jul 8, 2006 01:35 AM

      Tako Grill in Bethesda.

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        wannabechef Jul 8, 2006 02:39 PM

        Also when you braise it throw a cork in the liquid...helps make it tender as well.

        1. The Chowhound Team Jul 8, 2006 06:10 PM

          Please note, responses about cooking octopus have been moved to the Home Cooking board.

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