Will Poodle Burgers Be Next?
A New Zealand restaurant offers “Mr. Ed is Dead,” a meal made from char-grilled horse steaks. The restaurant received a number of complaining calls that were “pretty lively and disgusting and not comforting for the staff.” Nevertheless, the restaurant sold 10 horse-steak dinners in one evening, going to show that people will eat just about anything.
UPDATE: Ever the curious researcher, I learned a new word today: “hippophagy,” or the practice of eating horse. This article does a pretty good job talking through the pros and cons of hippophagy. As the article says, “So we’ll eat Bambi, but we won’t eat Trigger?”