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Escargot

Welcome to France

Rick Steves | Posted 06.20.2014 | Travel
Rick Steves

As a guide, it's fun to introduce people to something they've never experienced before...especially if they're afraid for no good reason.

Nobody Would Eat These Foods If We Called Them By Their Honest Names

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste

Now we know why the name "foie gras" stuck.

I'm With Stupid: The Slime Facial Is Oddly Not a Porn Thing

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.12.2013 | Weird News
Todd Hartley

Obviously, this is a treatment that will soon be available in every spa in every town in America. I mean, who wouldn't want snails crawling around on their face? There's no way this isn't going to be huge.

'Paris Style, Arabic Spice': Finding France in Morocco

Peter Mandel | Posted 10.07.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Marrakech may be a mystery in the dark. An expert's puzzle. We knew this. And we came for it. But in the maze of twisty streets and market souks, we are hunting a kind of familiarity, too.

How I Learned To Love To Eat Snails

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

My grandmother taught me to like escargot. How? She didn't give me any other choice.

Vending Machine For The 1 Percent: The Caviar ATM

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.22.2012 | Los Angeles

We get it. You're a high-powered executive/European art dealer/insufferable foodie/socialite about town and you don't always have time for a leisurely...

Snails: The New Shrimp?

Anneli Rufus | Posted 09.06.2012 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Want to start a new career that gives you free food, lets you work at home and costs nearly nothing? Consider starting a snail farm. ong practiced in France, snail farming isn't booming in the U.S... yet. But could snails become the new shrimp?

Repulsive-Sounding Foods (That Are Delicious)

Robert Rosenthal | Posted 04.22.2012 | Food
Robert Rosenthal

Doesn't the name "sweetbreads" suggest something wonderful and tasty? However, the second it's explained that you're dining on a large mammal's thymus gland, not so much. Here are 12 other foods that seem like they could be a one-way ticket to uncontrollable vomiting.