What is Underground Tuna?
There is an article today about a man in Japan (Kiyoshi Kumura) that paid $37,500 for the first bluefin tuna at auction this weekend. This may seem like a lot, but last year he paid $1.76 million for a 489 pound tuna. Granted it was a nice fish, but pride drove up the price of the fish in a fierce bidding war with another restauranteur for the bragging rights of having nabbed the first tuna of the year. But enough about crazy people! While reading this article it got me to th
One of our most popular dishes at Mr. P's is the Underground Tuna. Although it is not on the printed menu, we run it as a special almost every night. There is a lot to love about this dish, but what usually gets people talking is the wasabi. Night after night, our warnings about the extremely hot wasabi are not believed and with just one bite they become a believer! So what is wasabi anyway? Wasabia Japonica is a plant grown primarily in Japan and it provides spicy yet sweet