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rattlesnake meat in Toronto

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philly cheeze Jan 31, 2009 02:14 PM

My wife just brought back rattlesnake meat from Arizona, I was wondering if anyone knew where to get any in Toronto?

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  1. Kagemusha RE: philly cheeze Jan 31, 2009 03:53 PM

    Novelty aside, it's pretty tasteless unless you've got a really lively imagination. Grew up in PHX and never got the point of it aside from rounding out the baseless hatred for rattlers. Doubtful it's here but it's your $, philly cheese.

    1. Squeakycheese RE: philly cheeze Jan 31, 2009 05:17 PM

      Could always raise your own I suppose :).

      Though I went to a place in Banff, Alberta called the Grizzly House, they had it on the menu so it must be available somewhere (granted that's pretty far away).

      what's so good about it?

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        mexivilla RE: philly cheeze Feb 1, 2009 04:29 AM

        Zachary's at the Bristol Place Hotel used to have it as an appetiser. Helped break the ice with business guests.

        1. legourmettv RE: philly cheeze Feb 1, 2009 05:27 AM

          I've eaten snake (Cobra) and it was tasteless, all the flavour was from the rest of the ingredients. A suitable replacement would be one of the tofu based meat replacements.

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