How to prepare and eat live octopus without choking to death

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The first time I saw someone eating a live octopus was in the movie Old Boy and I thought it was just a far too gross scene made up by its creators. But later I learnt it's an actual Korean dish, a rather dangerous one because if you don't prepare it properly, the tentacles can stick to your throat and kill you.

This Korean chef explains how to prepare it and eat it safely:

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