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Up here, its considered very strange to consume raw ocean creatures such as fish or molluscs.
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No sushi? Even in the hell hole that is LIma, Ohio we have sushi.

I do find it interesting though that so many coastal areas where great fresh seafood should be abundant that the main way to prepare it is to bread and fry the crap out of it.

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Originally posted by oldpbnoob oldpbnoob wrote:

Originally posted by agentwhale007 agentwhale007 wrote:

Haha. When I was in Ohio, I went to some restaurant in Cincinnati where they had a dozen oysters for about $16. I'd never seen oysters priced so high in my life. 

Even in tacky tourist bars in Daytona they're about $9 for a dozen. 
I don't know that I have ever seen raw oysters offered anywhere where I have eaten while in Ohio. Honestly, it has been MANY years since I have had oysters, and I really don't remember prices. My mother and I used to hit the Lee & Ricks on 17-92 for a couple of dozen oysters and then the Frisch's on Lee Rd. for a couple of hot fudge cakes for dessert. There was a time that this was a weekly event.
 
*Forgot to mention that "pinky up" is the proper method when slurping oysters from the half shell.

Oh no, these were steamed. 

I wouldn't eat raw oysters in a non-coastal state. 

Also!!! Lee & Ricks is still around, and still just as awesome as you imagine it. It's on 526, south of Pine Hills (So I dodge gunfire to get there, but I do go every summer. Multiple times.) so I don't know if it's in the original location or not. 


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Originally posted by oldpbnoob oldpbnoob wrote:

No sushi? Even in the hell hole that is LIma, Ohio we have sushi.

I do find it interesting though that so many coastal areas where great fresh seafood should be abundant that the main way to prepare it is to bread and fry the crap out of it.

That's how we eat all of our fish in Wisconsin.  There's usually a fish fry within a couple miles of anywhere you may be on a Friday.  

Sushi in Wisconsin creeps me out.... I've eaten it, but I'm not a huge fan.  

Never had sardines, and I have no interest.
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I love sushi of all kinds. In fact, I think I enjoy food based solely on how strange / exotic it is-that's probably why I love things like sardines and sushi.

I'll eat basically anything as far as animals go, the only places I can't get adventurous are things like cheeses. Both the crap processed American and most kinds of bleu cheese make me gag.

I actually bought a big can of clams from the store, dumped them in a bowl, doused them in Tabasco, and went to town. They were an awesome, cheap, fairly not so bad for you lunch with some crackers.
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Originally posted by oldpbnoob oldpbnoob wrote:

No sushi? Even in the hell hole that is LIma, Ohio we have sushi.



I do find it interesting though that so many coastal areas where great fresh seafood should be abundant that the main way to prepare it is to bread and fry the crap out of it.


I think the only fried seafood I really enjoy would be catfish, oysters, and clams. And I really prefer oysters raw with Tabasco and horseradish.

Of course I have a real low tolerance for fried foods in general thanks to my severe reflux / stomach issues. Grease / oil saturation just makes me want to vomit.

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Oh we have sushi, just the grocery store kind mostly. Its not really a big thing. My thesis is we see the water that those creatures come out of and we see what is put in that water. We boil/fry the crap out of fish to make sure we don't get sick from it.
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That's how we eat all of our fish in Wisconsin.  There's usually a fish fry within a couple miles of anywhere you may be on a Friday.  
Especially during lent. Wisconsin is mostly Catholic and Lutheran; for those that don't know that.
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Sushi in Wisconsin creeps me out.... I've eaten it, but I'm not a huge fan.  
Any sushi grosses me out. But, to be fair, I do have a long standing rule about not eating things that can survive underwater longer than I can.
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Never had sardines, and I have no interest.
I see no redeeming value in them at all. I'll stick with poultry, beans and quinoa as my default proteins.

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