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Korean live octopus?

Lau Jan 1, 2008 10:14 AM

does anyone know a korean restaurant around the flushing area serving the live octopus where they cut it up and its still moving and you eat with with a gochu jang kind of sauce? i really want to try it

  1. The Chowhound Team Jan 31, 2008 06:55 AM

    Some posts discussing Korean Live Octopus in general have been split to the General Topics board at: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/484937

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      mizcoop Jan 1, 2008 02:07 PM

      40-30 149th Place
      Flushing, Queens

      You may have to call ahead to request it... just to make sure they have it that night.

      It's delicious. Enjoy. :)

      4 Replies
      1. re: mizcoop
        fishermb Jan 1, 2008 02:38 PM

        What an interesting dish, anyone know of a restaurant in Brooklyn or Manhattan that serves this?

        1. re: mizcoop
          Lau Jan 1, 2008 04:08 PM

          awesome thanks...will try it now

          btw, do you know what its called in korean? (my gf speaks korean, but forgot what its called)

          1. re: Lau
            oc200 Jan 1, 2008 06:53 PM

            It's called san-nak-ji (산낙지).

            San is "live" and Nakji is "octopus". Have fun.

          2. re: mizcoop
            squid kun Jan 31, 2008 01:59 AM

            A brief endorsement from a little more than a year ago ... http://www.chowhound.com/topics/24813...

            Su San Seafood
            40-30 149th Pl, Queens, NY 11354

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