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Nov 14, 2007 10:23 PM


I am having Great Trouble finding any resturaunts that sell Squid. Not Calamari, but Squid. I thought it would be at any sushi location, but as of yet No Luck.

Any Clues?

Resturaunts that sell Squid?

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  1. Kisaku sometimes has deep sea have to ask them, they do'nt normally display it

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    1. re: barleywino

      Calamari is actually the Italian word for squids. Calamaro is one squid.

    2. If it isn't calamari, you ain't eating it.

      Calamari is simply squid that has been prepared as food.

      1. When it's bait, you call it squid. When it's food, you call it calamari.

        Same difference.

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        1. re: ChefBoyAreMe

          yup. Thats my understanding as well. Restaurants started calling squid "calamari" because when you call it "squid" you get the big 'EWWWWWWW" from many who then refuse to order it.

          Thats said, there are differences between cuttlefish and the different sizes of squid. Is that the OP's concern?

          1. re: jenn

            Yes, I am with knowspicker... I think by "calamari" the OP is referring to squid that has been deep-fried.

        2. I'm assuming you mean squid that is not deep fried.

          On the cheap... Sushliand usually has squid, raw with a little bit of shiso.

          Nishino, on Madison, has a good grilled squid entree and squid sushi [when I have been there anyway].

          1. Sam oh Jung Tofu House in Lynnwood has both Ojingeo Bokum (Stir Fried Squid) and Nakji Bokum (Stir Fried Octopus)

            17425 Hwy 99, Suite A
            Lynnwood, WA 98037

            Sam oh Jung Korean Tofu House
            17425 Highway 99 Ste A, Lynnwood, WA 98037

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            1. re: hannaone

              How is Sam oh Jung? Is it a tofu specialist? I see no reviews on the internet.

              1. re: equinoise

                They're not a tofu specialty place despite the name in English. They have several stone bowl soups that have tofu as an ingredientI've had the grilled spicy pork and the Kai bi (Gal Bi), both of which were good.
                My wife has had the maeuntang and she says it's pretty good.