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Bambi vs. Lorena Bobbitt

Deer penis soup and other Chinese delights Hop Woo, Chinatown, Los Angeles As any longtime readers of Trippy Food will attest, I would walk out of brain surgery to try one of Chef Lupe Liang’s amazing and exotic dishes at … Continue reading

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Clam, Bam, Thank You, Ma’am

Summer clambake at Rush Street Culver City, California You can take the boy out of New England, but you can never take New England out of the boy. When I received an invitation to join a small group of food … Continue reading

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Love Potion Number 9

Chinese aphrodisiac dinner Hop Woo, Chinatown, Los Angeles I suppose before we get started I’ll preface this article with a warning to children, librarians and members of the clergy – I will be using the word “penis”. Repeatedly. Before you … Continue reading

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Throwing Hedgehogs

Sea urchin Worldwide I’ve mentioned uni previously, but recently eating it from the animal that seconds before was a living creature demanded a separate article. Sushi lovers will easily recognize uni as the familiar and well-loved mustard-yellow strips of sea … Continue reading

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Shine On Harvest Moon

Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Chinatown, Los Angeles, California China marks the autumn equinox with the Moon Festival (also known as the Mid-Autumn, Lantern Festival or Mooncake festival). The celebration is traditionally held on the 15th of the 8th lunar month, although … Continue reading

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