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Sep 7, 2009 07:28 AM

Fried Scorpions

After a lame dinner with our tour group, we took a cab down to donghuamen night market (near Forbidden City) where they deep fry everything. I had heard that scorpions taste like crabs so I was keen to try one. I didn't go for the jumbo scorpion (4 inches or so) but went for the baby one (1 inch). It tasted like soft shell crab, juicy with a semi-hard exterior. Very very good. I don't know if I'll get sick yet though.

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  1. What tour company did you use? Was the food lame the entire time?