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  • Snapper, ama-ebi sweet shrimp - raw, and mirugai balanced the plate out for a wonderful tour de force sashimi adventure.

    Archive 2005-04-01

  • Then slices of raw bluefin tuna, raw bluefin toro, raw hamachi, raw hamachi toro, raw tilefish, steamed octopus, ama-ebi (sweet shrimp; the sweetness is in the meat of the brain), a raw Kumamoto oyster, and a fragrant spray of small, purple shiso flowers.

    How Now Brownpau

  • There are shrimp from everywhere and of every kind, live and sprightly, in open plastic sacks in Styrofoam boxes with bubbling aeration tubes: red Japanese shrimp, sweet Japanese shrimp (ama-ebi), striped Asian kuruma shrimp, along with Alaskan shrimp and Maine shrimp on ice, and frozen shrimp of every size and sort.

    How Now Brownpau

  • i also love eating ama-ebi, only the shrimp head portion. i could do without the actual shrimp. uni and monkfish liver warm only is damn good too!

    Salmon Makes For A Good Snack

  • hamachi has got to be my all time favorite. otoro, ama-ebi, and mirugai are close runners up. shoot, we just had a sushi fest at komasa and now this post is making me crave sushi again!

    Salmon Makes For A Good Snack

  • (tuna and cucumber rolls), chuutoro (tuna belly), tai (sea bream), ama-ebi (sweet shrimp), maguro

    Blue Lotus

  • Then, in succession: striped jack; fluke; sea bream; snapper; squid; ama-ebi (the little shrimp with the sweet brain); cockle; red clam; giant clam; baby scallop; Nantucket scallop (freshly caught by a diver who sells only to Takayama-san and a few others); grilled toro sinew; herring; horse mackerel; uni; octopus; cooked shrimp; sea eel; freshwater eel; shiitake sushi; black-truffle sushi; a seaweed-wrapped roll of chopped toro and green, negi onion; young ume, a sort of Japanese plum, enclosed in a shiso leaf.

    How Now Brownpau


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  • "The little shrimp with the sweet brain". --from the Wordnik examples.

    September 30, 2011