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Q: curious.. buy the whole fish and a handfull of rice or??

my wife and daughter have embraced sushi (very Japanese?) as a delightful meal.when eaten at a brand new delightful restaurant. but if I bring a fish home and slice it to be boneless and attempt to join it with a little rice and a little mayonnaise or chilli sauce or any other flavour thing.....well, it is just not the same......  they would rather pay the extravagant fees for the privilege of being in an overcrowded, overstaffed but incompetent silly place. I like the sushi places here... and like to go out somedays.....  mine is better.

great fish market here..  

4 years 29 weeks ago in  Food  - China

 
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Maybe it's a status/face thing.  Sushi is expensive and luxurious, therefore being seen to eat it in public gives them great face.  For you it's all about the taste, they probably couldn't care less about that.

 

I had a similar thing with wine once, I planned to have a decent bottle with dinner at home with my ex.  She said if it was good wine we should go out to drink it.  She tried to tell me it's all about who sees you drink it that is important, and when I explained I really don't care about that it didn't seem to compute with her.  Needless to say we drank it anyway.

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