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Offline msj

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Re: Eating culture (or what are you eating)
« Reply #75 on: April 04, 2018, 09:04:57 pm »
Havenít knowingly eaten dog but have been to restaurants that have.

The Little Hanoi restaurant in Hanoi is one place.

Had a lunch there in 2014 where the puppies were so fresh they sat in a box at our feet.

Admittedly, I have no desire to eat dog even though Iím not a fan of them as pets.

Feel the same towards cats although I do like them as pets.

But if others can kill them swiftly and humanely then have at Ďer.

Now, as for guinea pig, well that is a specialty.

Had that tour at an equator museum in Ecuador in 2015 and there was the tour guide, my wife, myself, and a Swiss vegan.

We enter a hut and you can hear squealing from a pen in the far corner.

The guide asks: do you know what those are?

Wife replies: yes, we had one for dinner last night.

The vegan had this look of horror on her face as she looked down at the cute guinea pigs....
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Re: Eating culture (or what are you eating)
« Reply #76 on: April 04, 2018, 11:11:48 pm »
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Little did they know that their neighbourhood grassroots activism would inspire an international carnivore pilgrimage to Toronto...

https://www.thestar.com/opinion/star-columnists/2018/04/03/vegan-protesters-have-a-point-but-theyre-making-it-badly.html

When I read about the first protest, where Mr Hunter sat down and carved a deer leg in the front window while the horrified protesters watched, I was sitting at the bar at a similar small locally-owned restaurant with the chef carving raw meat close by.  I mentioned it and he said he'd already read the story and got a laugh out of it.

I understand that there are ethical and environmental arguments against eating meat.  After watching happy cow videos on the internet, I often have second thoughts about eating meat myself.    However, I think Marni Ugar and her friends should, you know, **** off.  They're making fools of themselves and making vegans as a group look bad.

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Re: Eating culture (or what are you eating)
« Reply #77 on: April 05, 2018, 01:31:30 am »
I used to enjoy the Tapas bar that was part of the hotel I used to frequent on my way through Madrid. Various meats that were dried, smoked, salted etc., hung on hoists over the bar. You could ask for a specific or just request a mix and the barkeep would lower a few, carve them up, add some salsa and you had a great little snack in front of you with a fresh cerveca as the remaining chunks were re lofted.