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Proud As A Peacock

Peafowl Indian subcontinent Very few of the animal kingdom’s royalty flaunt their status in such resplendent pageantry as the peafowl – the male of the species is easily recognized promenading its flashy, iridescent, feathery finery in a mock display of … Continue reading

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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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Then Came The Last Days Of June

Lazy Ox Canteen Los Angeles, California As the thunderous sound from the webbed feet of the Waterfowl of the Apocalypse rises above the horizon to herald California’s ban on foie gras (Senate Bill 1520 is slated to become law on … 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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Mary Had A Little Lamb

Palestinian lamb roast Olive Tree Restaurant, Anaheim CA In the spirit of  the famed annual Explorers Club dinner, Los Angeles food adventurers LA Gastronauts arrange monthly dinners around Southern California featuring unusual, ethnic and otherwise unique cuisine. These dinners can … Continue reading

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