Obama Orders Spam Musubi Eick December 22, 2008 Politics 3 Comments An articleÂ at The Huffington Post notes that a New York Times reporter observed on Sunday that while on a golf outing in Hawaii, President-elect Obama ordered spam musubi. Wikipedia describesÂ spam musubiÂ as: a very popular snack and luncheon food in Hawaii made in the tradition of Japanese onigiri, also known as a musubi. A Spam musubi is composed of a block of salted (not vinegared; that would be sushi) rice with a slice of Spam (cooked or uncooked) on top, and typically nori (dried seaweed) surrounding it to keep it in shape. In April, Serious Eats provided a tutorial on how to make spam musabi, and this short YouTube clip also gives you an idea of how it is made: The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Eick Latest posts by Eick (see all) Live in DC? Do More Tomorrow! - June 5, 2013 Surge Wins Discontinued Foods Bracket! - April 12, 2013 Discontinued Foods Bracket FINAL VOTE: Surge vs. Planter’s Cheez Balls - April 10, 2013 3 Responses Nate January 3rd, 2009 Oh wow, I was just browsing your site when I saw that you had embedded our Spam musubi video! How cool is that. In case you’re interested, our Secrets to Making Spam Musubi recipe is at http://chezannies.blogspot.com/2008/07/secrets-to-making-spam-musubi.html Reply lenny October 7th, 2010 I live in Japan and though Japanese don’t eat that much spam, they’ve got cute commercials on TV for spam http://www.japansugoi.com/wordpress/japanese-spam-tv-commercial/ Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Current day month ye@r * Leave this field empty * Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.