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Steamed Mullet the Way Horitsuji's Restaurant Used to Make It

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curiousgeo Jul 2, 2010 12:04 PM

This is a question for some of you old timers. Anyone remember Horitsuji's downtown, across the River Street canal on Beretania Street. A popular Japanese lunch place for fresh fish, particularly their steamed mullet with ginger, chinese parsley and green onions. They later moved to Kukui Plaza, then folded, probably too big a move for them financially.

So is there anyplace you know of today that serves something as good as this. I haven't found one and have a hankering to eat this dish. Thanks for your help.

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    redtaco04 Jul 30, 2010 03:27 PM

    Kenny's Restaurant has a lot of good fish dishes.

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      KaimukiMan Aug 5, 2010 01:09 PM

      sad to say I've had two bad experiences with Kenny's fish (2 out of 4.)

      mullet doesn't seem to be served anyplace any more. wonder why.

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      MRMoggie Aug 23, 2010 02:13 PM

      Nowhere near in tone, style (and price) but Alan Wong's often has a ginger steamed fish with shrimp hash that is my favorite dish they make.

      I recall a spot in Hilo with its own fish ponds that does mullet.

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      Alan Wong's Restaurant
      1857 S King St Fl 3, Honolulu, HI 96826

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