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It’s Creepy And It’s Kooky, Mysterious And Spooky

The Offally Spooky menu at Wood and Vine Hollywood (Los Angeles), California Spooky is a relative term; as it applies to cuisine, offal, entrails and otherwise questionable animal parts may evoke a gag reflex from Fear Factor contestants, while I … Continue reading

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God Save The Spleen

Pork spleen In health as well as in gastronomic circles, the spleen is underappreciated and underutilized, often overlooked because no one is really sure what it does. The dark red organ gets its color from being the body’s blood recycling … Continue reading

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When You’re Strange

Weird Food Festival XIII Los Angeles, California There is an old adage that one man’s meat is another man’s poison; in fact there are times when one man’s meat is the same man’s poison (in the case of fugu (blowfish), … Continue reading

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