Thursday, September 18, 2008

Baggage carousel sushi

When you fly into the airport in Oita on the island of Kyushu, you may see an unusual sight while waiting for your suitcases to be disgorged onto the baggage carousel — the world's largest piece of sushi.

Or so it seems at first glance.

What it actually is, however, is a big prop advertising one of the area's culinary delicacies — uni (sea urchin) from Saiki, a town famous for its bounty from the sea.

What the ... Hey, somebody get me a quart of soy sauce!

Ah, I should have known it was too good to be true.

[Source: Thanks, guys!]

—Mellow Monk

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