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A Guide To Uni & Where To Eat The 'Butter Of The Sea' In NYC

The "butter of the sea" is just about the perfect way to describe the creamy, decadent innards of the hedgehog-like sea urchin—known as uni in Japan. The golden-hued foodstuff is popular all across the globe, prized for its complementary sweet and salty notes, which can be appreciated simply on their own or to add flavor and richness to a dish. Just like butter, uni makes everything better.
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