September 30, 2005
— Ace Not good:
Want to become strong and potent like a tiger? Then why not try our special tiger meat dish? This was the question posed to customers at a restaurant in Hailin, Northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
The establishment was later fined and ordered to close for inspection, after a local newspaper revealed its recommendation of the outlawed dish.
The restaurant was offering a dish of stir-fried tiger meat with hot peppers for 800 yuan (US$9 , according to reports.
The tiger-meat story published in a local newspaper has created shock waves.
Police subsequently raided the restaurant and confiscated the so-called tiger meat.
After inspection, the owner, Ma Shikun, confessed that the so-called tiger meat was actually donkey meat that had been dressed with tiger urine, to give the dish a "special" flavour.
Yeahp. It tasted like chicken.
Thanks to cutaway.
BTW, it looks like there's a problem with your tags. They work, but the whole piece lights up when you hit the link.
Posted by: at September 30, 2005 10:36 AM (ipjUv)
Mmm, tiger piss and donkey meat, what could be better?
Posted by: at September 30, 2005 10:38 AM (ipjUv)
Why tiger piss and donkey meat with a carefully chosen wine that complements the tiger piss marinade, of course!
Posted by: at September 30, 2005 10:52 AM (52h84)
No, now the text in the box turns into a hyperlink.
Posted by: at September 30, 2005 10:53 AM (52h84)
Ace: I know it's Friday, but at least wait until after 5 to start drunk blogging.
Posted by: digitabrownshirt at September 30, 2005 11:21 AM (ipjUv)
Not tiger urine, but rather Tiger urine, as in Tiger Woods!!
Posted by: Uncle Jefe at September 30, 2005 01:19 PM (+3fAP)
Posted by: joated at September 30, 2005 01:35 PM (6krEN)
Posted by: Mike at September 30, 2005 02:37 PM (yd5D2)
Chinese cooks. Is there anything they can't do ?
Posted by: at September 30, 2005 02:46 PM (OtdIy)
Posted by: JihadGene at September 30, 2005 02:55 PM (WaMe3)
Honest. That is the story I was told. I wasn't drinking then but I am now. And I quote:
"Wassa matta? You no like meow-meow?"
Posted by: Mikey at September 30, 2005 03:25 PM (rXMcL)
Posted by: digitalbrownshirt at September 30, 2005 04:16 PM (ipjUv)
I think I'd snack on a can of worms first...
Posted by: Purple Avenger at September 30, 2005 10:55 PM (X+OCl)
The one time a Chinese restaurant admits to serving cat, it turns out not to be?
Posted by: Phil at October 01, 2005 05:20 PM (YCZ62)
Posted by: krakatoa at January 21, 2009 10:16 PM (Iy7cW)
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