Fugu Blowfish in JAL F

Old Oct 31, 18, 5:52 am
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Fugu Blowfish in JAL F

Just seen the menu for an upcoming LHR-HND and surprised to see 'Natural Blowfish Sashimi from Shimonoseki pickled in Japanese Sake Lees' in the snack options. I'm sure its all good but its still surprising to see a famously poisonous fish being served on an aircraft. Anyone seen this before, or tried it??
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Old Oct 31, 18, 6:01 am
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Old Oct 31, 18, 7:56 am
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It is very nice. Furthest left.

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Old Oct 31, 18, 8:01 am
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It is very nice. Furthest left.

and you are still alive
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Very much so
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Old Oct 31, 18, 8:06 am
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In 2008 I had steamed fugu as the main course on JL in F and it was delicious.

The route was SFO to NRT.
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Originally Posted by macabus View Post
The route was SFO to NRT.
Not the other way around? I'd be very surprised if they served it ex SFO
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Old Nov 1, 18, 7:49 am
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Not the other way around? I'd be very surprised if they served it ex SFO
This was a very memorable flight so I distinctly recall the meal.

The seating in F was 2x2 in an old configuration 747. My seatmate was a prominent Japanese executive who engaged me in conversation throughout the entire flight.

He flew this route in F every two weeks for years so the crew treated him like a VIP. They were very surprised that he was being so friendly to a Gaijin, and made a big deal that I was "brave" enough to try the fugu.

The fish was just OK, and I probably would have enjoyed the waygu beef more.

It was a great flight nonetheless.
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Old Nov 12, 18, 7:46 am
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i had it for hndcdg but yeh, i liked it very much

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It is very nice. Furthest left.

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