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Hot potato

Salaryman #1: This doesn’t taste much like uni (sea urchin).

Salaryman #2: It looks like uni though.

Salaryman #1: I think it’s buttered potato.

Salaryman #2: It might explain why the dish is only ¥180.

An izakaya (pub) near Oimachi Station, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo. Overheard by The Japan Times On Sunday

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