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Q: Have any of you eaten donkey?

I'm watching Andrew Zimmern, a bizarre food eater/travel show host, and he's in Beijing for this episode. There is a restaurant that specializes in donkey... it's kind of.. interesting if you can get over the fact that it's donkey.

8 years 40 weeks ago in  Food  - Beijing

 
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Yeah I've eaten it in Shanghai. It wasn't too impressive, about the same as horse. I did enjoy it more the camel though.

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it is a famous snack in Beijing and other citys of northern china. its chinese name called "驴肉火烧", it is made by donkey meat, very delicious, local people like it very much. Smile

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yeah I ate it often when i lived in Beijing...i think its quite nice...

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Yes. I ate it in Changchun. it was braised and quite tender.
A little gamey though, but not bad.

would have it again Smile

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It's kind of my favorite meat...

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Absolutely not.

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Before you judge someone walk a mile in their shoes, that way you're a mile away and you have their shoes!

 
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I want to try. Where should i go?

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I ate it once in Beijing. I can't deny that it tasted good but I wouldn't eat it again just because I feel sorry for the poor donkeys. They have such a miserable life and did you know they can suffer from depression and even commit suicide? Read this article about donkeys killing themselves in Sudan. I'm sure they're not much happier in China.

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