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Toro

32 Ratings: 3.4
The fatty underbelly of a tuna fish that is a Japanese delicacy.

Toro is the fatty underbelly of he northern bluefin tuna.  The northern bluefin tuna is an important source of seafood, providing most of the tuna used in sushi. It is a particular delicacy in Japan where at one auction, a single giant tuna sold … see full wiki

4 reviews about Toro
review by . July 13, 2009
posted in Gourmand
Toro
Toro is the holy grail of all sashimi.  It's the underbelly of the bluefin tuna, and it's the most scarce (toro is only about 8% of a tuna!), delicious, and, therefore, expensive, sashimi that there is out there.  For years, I've been hearing about how bluefin tuna is auctioned off for hundreds of thousands of dollars in Asia, usually won by chefs, and how people flock to those chef's restaurants to pay top money to eat that toro.  It wasn't until pretty recently, though, that I actually …
Quick Tip by . March 22, 2012
posted in Gourmand
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This stuff is a little expensive. I mean 7 slices for $ 25-30, but it is well worth it! It is the kind of sashimi that is so smooth and so succulent that I cannot get enough of this stuff. I usually have it with a side of hot steamed rice. So good!     
Quick Tip by . March 04, 2010
posted in Gourmand
Want a tongue massage? Then go out and experience the Toro-- you will know exactly what I mean. Simply one of life's pleasure. Literally!
Quick Tip by . March 04, 2010
posted in Gourmand
i know it's the best, but it's just a bit too oily for my tastes
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