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Japanese Fish-Killing: Ike Jime Smackdown Part 2

August 13th, 2009 · 19 Comments · ike jime

posted by Dave Arnold The Results: If you don’t know Ike Jime, read our Ike Jime saga in Ike Jime Part 1 here. When we left off, Chef Suzuki had sashimied up a bunch of fish for us to taste. Unfortunately, the fish was really too fresh. The oldest fish in the bunch had been dead only […]

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Japanese Fish-Killing: Ike Jime Smackdown Part 1

August 11th, 2009 · 12 Comments · ike jime

posted by Dave Arnold Ike Jime is a Japanese fish killing technique. The spinal cord and main blood vessels are severed at the head and tail, a long needle is pushed down the spinal cord, and the fish is placed in ice water to bleed out. Several months ago, Dave Chang of Momofuku fame called […]

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