A sushi restaurant in Osaka, Japan is serving butter sushi — and it's a hit. RocketNews24 writes that the restaurant, Jinen, recently began offering a special called unagi butter sushi, and it's become something of an overnight sensation.
Each piece of sushi is composed of a small mound of sushi rice topped with a slice of unagi (grilled freshwater eel), which is then topped with a pat of butter. A small belt made of nori keeps the butter in place.
Note that this isn't a small pat of butter, this is somewhere between a teaspoon and a tablespoon's worth of butter. It's a generous pat. RocketNews24 translated some of reviews of the sushi on social media: Diners say "it feels like it's melting in your mouth," and one enthusiastic fan wrote, "I could eat this every day!"
じねんのうなぎバター！濃厚でめっちゃ美味しい！！！ pic.twitter.com/uncKZDEHUq— たっさん (@anpontas3) October 18, 2015
We're not sure if former Dancing With the Stars contestant/disgraced food person Paula Deen likes sushi, but she'd surely approve of sushi topped with butter.
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