Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Octopussy?!?

Okay, so on Monday Nick and I went out to Bob's office to check the mail and pick some stuff up. While we were out there we decided to grab a bite to eat. There was the cutest little deli that had a good variety for a pretty good price. While ordering our Fritatas (2 for $.99) and our pigs in a blanket ($.99 each) I commented on how interesting the Rediculously garlicy baby octopus was. The lady asks "Would you like to try some?" I thought, $8.99 a lb. and I don't know if I would ever order it anywhere else - "yeah, sure". So she got a little cup and fork and handed it to me. Nick says "I want some of that". I slowly pulled off a piece for him and gave it to him with the strict instructions "just don't spit it out on the floor". He started eating it and LOVED IT! I did myself as well! It was soooo good, we got some more to go, even at $8.99 a lb., it was that good! The women at the deli were quite impressed with Nick's "mature palet" as was I. We tried to talk Jeff into eating some with us when we got home but he chose not too. It is similar to Calamari but way better and less chewy in my opinion. Alex got in on it for dinner and we all enjoyed it thoroughly. Much better without all the garlic though! I highly recommend it and I will definitely be trying it the next time I see it on a menu!


Alex spent about 25 minutes sucking and chewing the heck out of this thing. In the end he started crying because he couldn't get anything to eat! It was a lot of determination but really amusing to watch, I should have taken video!
(I called it Octopussy, like 007 and someone looked at us funny at the store. For some reason, I couldn't stop calling it that. It was hilarious to hear Nick say it but from now on, we will always have Octopussy - it was way more fun to say too!)

12 comments:

redshoes595 said...

Oh that looks nasty but I acutally like calamari and so might like octpussy. So fun to try new things.

Anissa Mayhew said...

I gotta tell you that might be one of the grossest things I've ever seen! I don't know if I can hang with Nick's mature palate....mine's still in jr high. I need to go brush my teeth just looking at the pictures. HA!

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***LIZ*** said...

That is so funny! I can't believe you all liked it so well. Very brave!

Sarah said...

Oh my gosh! I am trying my hardest not to vomit! Honestly Lorrin, that is so gross. I definatly can not hand with Nick's mature palate either.

Lorrin Wagner said...

WIMPS!! The octopussy was rockin' awesome and Alex actually enjoyed it more than Nick, aside from not being able to get a bite and getting mad about that! We have tried a lot of new things here but not all worked out so well. I had to walk the "Star Fruit" out to the trash personally, not a good find. Perhaps you guys might try something different, I already got Heather to try TOFU! Now I just need to talk Jeff into trying some of this stuff!

Emily Loria said...

Sooooooooo funny Lorrin. I love to see kids trying new foods, though I am not a fan of seafood, and these pic's gross me out a little, I will have to give kudos to you for your kids willingness to try new things!

Shanda said...

That is so great! I think kids are too picky and it is so important to introduce them to new foods! Good for you!

Holcomb Lady said...

I am still weirded out by the look of the octopussy, but it is growing on me!!

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Sarah said...

hey you!! where are you? Keep checking for an update.

hope said...

I am with Sarah... where are you, girl? Hope things are well.

Emily Loria said...

Miss you Lorrin, hope things are okay and you are just suffering the busy bug.

redshoes595 said...

Hope all is okay, keep checking everyday.