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Jul 27, 2013 11:36 AM

Looking for delicious and hard to find Offal and edible insects

Testicles and bugs, mainly. Also looking for any unusual animal proteins.

All the things Andrew Zimmern hunts for. We're willing to try any style of cuisine, though we'd prefer something near the Valley if possible.

My buddy and I are taking advantage of our wives being away to try some foods they'd never go for.

Any ideas?


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  1. For insects try Typhoon at the Santa Monica Airport. Crickets, Grasshoppers & ants.

    1. On the Insect side of things, Typhoon restaurant at the Santa Monica Airport. Silkworm Larvae, Ants, Crickets, and Scorpion Toast to name just a few...

      1. Try Animal for offal. Their menu changes monthly.

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        1. re: wienermobile

          Animal is amazing. My favorite restaurant in LA, and one of my favorites restaurants anywhere.

        2. We ended up going to Western Soondae in Koreatown. We had sweet rice blood wurst-sausage, beef heart, beef tendon, assorted pork intestine, pork liver, pigs feet, and a ton more delicious bits we couldn't identify.