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Old 01-20-2010, 12:09 PM   #11
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This is going to sound really weird, but McDonald's chicken nuggets. We don't eat fast food. Several years ago I was at my niece's house when she brought in these nuggets for her kids. The littlest girl just insisted I eat one of her chicken nuggets. I did so and thought that it was probably the most surreal and plastic thing I'd ever put in my mouth. It didn't even taste or feel like food. My mouth was coated with grease from just the one nugget and I was sick that night. That was just bizarre.

From a "different" bizarre perspective... probably Kokorech... lamb intestines wrapped on a skewer, seasoned and grilled. It's a street food in Turkey, where dh is from.
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Old 01-20-2010, 01:22 PM   #12
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I wonder if they still serve bats in Guam...wouldn't it be dangerous coz of the bats having rabies??just wondering
I'm sure they still serve bat in Guam (a specialty found in private homes - not the store), but as for rabies...??? I don't know. I never thought about it.
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Old 01-20-2010, 02:36 PM   #13
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bet it tasted strange
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Old 01-20-2010, 04:14 PM   #14
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bet it tasted strange
It's been about 30 years, but as I recall, it was like a gamey but tender jerky. Beef jerky is better.
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Old 01-20-2010, 04:20 PM   #15
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Balut when overseas
Here in FL, gator,armadillo, rattlesnake, to name a few.
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Old 01-20-2010, 04:35 PM   #16
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Balut when overseas
Here in FL, gator,armadillo, rattlesnake, to name a few.
There's a restaurant near me that serves fried alligator tail all of the time and is a very popular appetizer. It's great, especially with a pineapple-peach marmalade dipping sauce! And another place that serves it on Fri., Sat & Sun. as an entree.

I think it's becoming more wide spread than we suppose.
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I agree. Now that they're off the endangered list, they're easier to come by. Love the idea of the salsa/chutney.
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Old 01-20-2010, 05:28 PM   #18
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So, bizarre is relative to the culture.

Some of the things I have had that are "unusual" from an American perspective:

Jellyfish salad
Lamb brains
Sweetbreads
Sea Urchin roe
Marinated tripe
Durian fruit
Really weird: Artery soup.
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Old 01-20-2010, 09:57 PM   #19
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Im going to have to agree with the chicken nuggets.I have never eaten any of these weird things you have all mentioned.I have however had the chicken Mcnuggets ,and they taste like they may contain everything you guys have stated.Everything that is except chicken.
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Old 01-21-2010, 09:27 AM   #20
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Balut when overseas
Here in FL, gator,armadillo, rattlesnake, to name a few.

I've had balut...as a half Filipino u just got to try balut..i like the liquid part and the egg but i just cant eat the fertilized duck



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