Sea Cucumber is Common Food at Sushi Restaurant and Izakaya (Japanese Style Bar) in Japan なまこ

Sea Cucumber ナマコ - Standing Bar 立飲みたきおか Tachinomi-Takioka in Ueno 上野Food

Sea cucumber is called Namako なまこ / ナマコ in Japanese.
Thinly sliced fresh (raw) sea cucumber is used for a kind of Japanese vinegared food. It is usually served with ponzu sauce (citrus-flavored soy sauce).

Sea Cucumber ナマコ - Standing Bar 立飲みたきおか Tachinomi-Takioka in Ueno 上野

It is often topped with grated daikon radish with chili pepper called もみじおろし Momiji-oroshi.

The texture of the sliced sea cucumber is a little tougher than usual seashell.

Sea Cucumber ナマコ - Standing Bar 立飲みたきおか Tachinomi-Takioka in Ueno 上野
Standing Bar: Tachinomi-Takioka 立飲み-たきおか in Ueno 上野 Tokyo
I went to a standing bar with a friend in Ueno 上野 Tokyo. We had a good time and spent only 4100 yen for the both of us. l will write about the food and drinks that we had in this blog below.
Sea Cucumber なまこ - Edokko Sushi 江戸ッ子寿司

おつまみなまこ 500 yen

Sea Cucumber なまこ - Edokko Sushi 江戸ッ子寿司

This one is topped with grated daikon radish with chili pepper, chopped green onion and wakame (sea vegetable).

Sea Cucumber なまこ - Edokko Sushi 江戸ッ子寿司

赤ナマコ Aka-namako
Red Sea Cucumber

Some supermarkets sell fresh sea cucumber in Japan.

Sea Cucumber (Apostichopus armata) マナマコ 真海鼠 - 足立区生物園 Adachi Park of Living Things

マナマコ Manamako
Apostichopus armata

Sea Cucumber (Apostichopus armata) マナマコ 真海鼠 - 足立区生物園 Adachi Park of Living Things

Have you ever had the opportunity to eat the third compartment of the stomach, called omasum, in cattle?

串屋横丁 Kushiya-Yokocho センマイ刺し Sliced Beef Omasum
Grilled Organ Meat on a Skewer of a Restaurant KUSHIYA-YOKOCHO in Tokyo 串屋横丁 もつ焼きセンター
A bar restaurant chain in Japan specializes in a variety of organ meats of mainly pork which is very cheap and chewy.But they use fresh and tasty ones. They also offer a few kinds of chicken and beef.

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