I don’t consider it a status symbol, and as a result, I don’t eat anything. It just tastes nice and fresh to me.
Yes, it’s both!
Some say caviar (fish eggs) is an acquired taste; I picked up on it when I was young and caviar was still accessible. It’s pricey, but it’s available.
Yummy on crackers! 🙂
Nowadays, the only seaweed-based synthetic muck available is something I wouldn’t touch.
I live in South Africa, but maybe the ‘good stuff’ is sent to other countries?!