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Matsutake in Calgary

JingJong Oct 9, 2009 05:47 AM

Can anyone tell me what the price of a plate of matsutake like this would cost in the restaurant? I was working last night and I saw these being plated up and took a pic. I know they vary depending on the quality, that much I know. Thanks!

 
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    Mawson Plan RE: JingJong Oct 10, 2009 08:27 PM

    Hi JingJong. As far as I know there aren't any restaurants in Calgary that offer a full plate of matsutake mushrooms, but if there was I bet it would be quite expensive.

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      JingJong RE: Mawson Plan Oct 22, 2009 07:16 AM

      I found out what they cost. The plate in the pic is $50. And you can get them when they are in season from Sushi Bar Zipang.

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        fmed RE: JingJong Oct 22, 2009 09:12 AM

        If you can find them at a grocery store, a similar amount of mushrooms would cost approximately $10-12 (here in Vancouver, anyway...probably similar pricing in Calgary). I bought some to grill this past weekend.

         
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