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    Live squid dish increasingly popular in Korea

    The slithering, searching, suction-cupped strands that lure fearless mouths to live squid -- almost always alongside soju (rice wine) -- are also the features that make eating the dish a unique experience.

    For first timers as well as veterans, the sensation of a live animal wrapping around the face and tongue as it struggles for its life can be both compelling and grotesque. It's a huge part of the attraction of downing live squid.

    As for the taste, the squid itself is surprisingly mild -- dunked in a mixture of sesame oil and salt sauce, it bursts with robust flavor.
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    South Korea's live squid fetish | CNNGo.com

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    it bursts with robust flavor.
    I bet it does.





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    I'd try it, but then again I'll try just about anything once. I bet it would be a very odd sensation. What if he sucks onto the back of your mouth and hangs on, choking you to death?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    I'd try it, but then again I'll try just about anything once. I bet it would be a very odd sensation. What if he sucks onto the back of your mouth and hangs on, choking you to death?
    There was a similar segment on the tv show "1000 ways to die," lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    There was a similar segment on the tv show "1000 ways to die," lol.

    You're braver than I am, I draw the line at eating something that's still alive.
    Within reason, I'm not going to miss some new adventure or experience. Life's too short.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    I draw the line at eating something that's still alive.
    oysters?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Life's too short.
    Especially for the squid!

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    Quote Originally Posted by IMGreat101 View Post
    oysters?
    Okay - let me rephrase that....I draw the line at eating live squid, or a still-beating heart, or a piece of a still-wriggling fish.

    I'm not fond of raw oysters.




 

 

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