Craziest, but good thing you've ever eaten.
I'm sure we have a pretty sophisticated and daring palette in chowhound. What have you eaten that would people go either "what?!" or "ew~" or some other strong reaction...but actually tasted pretty good? I grew up eating bird's nest soup, sea cucumber sashimi (slimy), octopus sashimi (the tentacles stick to your mouth), etc.
I think the craziest thing I tried was fried grasshopper---without batter, of course---in a rural town in Korea that was actually pretty good (if you ignored the fact that it still looked like insect).
Pretend that you're Anthony Bourdain in the show No Reservation if that helps you. :)
The craziest thing I've probably ever eaten is sea urchin roe. It was an interesting experience. It went from being the most disgusting thing, to being incredible....and the taste didn't leave my mouth for a long time. My brother is a fisherman in Alaska and I spent six months up there one time, I also ate the roe out of a salmon just a few minutes after it came out of the water.
I love love love sea urchin roe (although it's not really roe but the sea urchin's organs...did you know that?) If they weren't so expensive I'd eat it all the time. Salmon roe is too fishy for me though. It has interesting texture but the inside the roe is a little too oily perhaps (or maybe it wasn't fresh enough).
Strangest chow you've eaten?-
Strangest or Most Exotic Ingredient/Food you've ever had...
What's The Most Exotic Food You've Ever Eaten????
What's the most recent "new" food item you tried?
What's the strangest, or best, food you have eaten at a State Fair, stadium, or other outdoor venue?
Probably raw artichoke heart salad. It doesn't sound that weird, but if you have ever experienced the horrible bitter flavor of raw artichoke sap, you really can't imagine it being palatable. But it was, shaved very very fine.