No, sea cucumber is not a vegetable; eaten raw like this, it's a crunchy, sea animal with a rather bland taste. So, to spice it up, this restaurant puts chunks of the raw meat into an icy, vinegary concoction with some real vegetables in it, and then serves it alongside noodles, rice and raw oysters.
Steven S. Bammel is president and chief translator/consultant at Korean Consulting & Translation Service, Inc. A graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington (B.B.A. Economics) and Hanyang University (M.S. Management Strategy), Steven has worked for over twenty years in Korean business and translation. | more about Steven
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February 1, 2014