Day 35 in Beijing: Larvae, It’s Whats For Dinner.
There is a famous ad campaign in America.
The tagline is,
“Beef, it’s whats for dinner.“
Yes, Dear Readers,
That is Sam Elliot’s voice you hear.
The Dude obviously abides beef.
Food can be a difficult issue when living in a new country.
I have the belief that I should try eat the food that originates in the place I’m visiting.
That being said,
there are just some things I choose not to eat.
Larvae would be one of them.
This is a shot from the local Wu-Mart.
In other words, this isn’t a delicacy.
It is lined up with other fish, eggs, chickens, ducks, shrimp, and
I think I’ll stick with the shrimp won tons that I bought instead.
And, to be honest,
I wouldn’t judge anyone who said the food I eat is weird, gross, or disgusting.
We all have our own personal and cultural identities.
So, call me unimaginative,
but I just can’t imagine saying,
Larvae, It’s Whats For Dinner.
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