What's for dinner? In Shanghai, it's bees and sea worms
December 27th, 2011
05:00 PM ET
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Although it's the people from Guangdong province who have the reputation for eating just about anything, Shanghai foodies are no slouches.

You can find plenty of weird eats around the city that you might actually enjoy if you know where to look.

For this list we stayed away from the shock value - no sheep penis here - and sought out what locals are actually eating.

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Filed under: Asian • Bite • China • Chinese • Cuisines • Travel

December 27th, 2011
02:00 PM ET
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“What do I have to do to get on your dad’s jerky list?”

It wasn’t the first time I’d heard that entreaty; my father’s beef jerky has quite the reputation among friends, family and acquaintances.

But this is a tale of lying, thieving, hoarding and conniving by humans and four-legged creatures, all in the name of Joseph Cavalluzzi’s jerky.

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Filed under: How To • Make • Techniques & Tips

Box lunch: Southern sensibility and foie gras burgers
December 27th, 2011
12:00 PM ET
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Sink your teeth into today's top stories from around the globe.

  • Wendy's modestly reopens in Japan ... with foie gras burgers. - Eataku

  • In need of a cocktail, here's the perfect, no-fail recipe: "A little booze, a little something else. Done." - Esquire

  • Manischewitz, the 123-year-old kosher brand, seeks out its non-Jewish brethren. - New York Times

  • "Three penis," Lady Gaga and papier-mâché: the year in wine. - Bloomberg
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Coffee klatsch
December 27th, 2011
05:00 AM ET
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Pssst! Got a sec to chat?

We are utterly thrilled when readers want to hang out and talk – whether it's amongst themselves or in response to pieces we've posted. We want Eatocracy to be a cozy, spirited online home for those who find their way here.

Consider the daily Coffee Klatsch post as your VIP lounge – the primary comments thread for readers who'd like to chat about topics not related to the articles we're running. That way, everyone knows where to find each other, and each post's comments section remains on topic.

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