'Uni' on Serious Eats

Flying Sea Urchin Pasta with Fish Roe and Chives from 'The Catch'

I had my first bite of raw fish sushi in high school, but it wasn't until a couple of years ago that I finally persuaded myself to try uni. The delightfully pure saltiness of the roe was a surprise; its subtle, oceany richness captivated me, and I've been eating it at sushi joints ever since. Until this week, however, I had never brought some home to cook with myself. More

Flying Sea Urchin Pasta with Fish Roe and Chives from 'The Catch'

I had my first bite of raw fish sushi in high school, but it wasn't until a couple of years ago that I finally persuaded myself to try uni. The delightfully pure saltiness of the roe was a surprise; its subtle, oceany richness captivated me, and I've been eating it at sushi joints ever since. Until this week, however, I had never brought some home to cook with myself. More

Where To Eat Great Sea Urchin In NYC

Salty and briny with a metallic twang and more than a hint of iodine, sea urchin is (along with oysters) the most ocean-evocative food in the world, and as a seafood lover and lifelong coastal resident, I'm often in the mood to have the ocean evoked to me. Here are seven of my favorite ways to get sea urchin in New York. Some are simple, some are more complex, all are delicious. More

Boston: First Look at Uni's Late Night Ramen

You can now head down to Uni's sashimi bar any Thursday, Friday, or Saturday night after 11pm to slurp $10 bowls of ramen or chow down on a couple of duck buns, along with fine cocktails, of course. Take a look at everything on the menu. My recommendation: the Umami Ramen. It's everything right about fusion and utterly delicious. More

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