Gross Me Out

Check out bizarre food from around the world that will gross you out!

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A crocodile's bite is 10 times more deadly than the bite of a great white shark. 960 1280

  

In Papua New Guinea, restaurants serve crocodile meat with turmeric to create a tasty stew. Some people believe eating croc meat can cure asthma. 960 1280

  

Monitor lizards grow up to 9 feet long. A single bite can cause an allergic reaction that could lead to death. 960 1280

  

A female monitor lizard can carry 30-40 eggs. The eggs are usually boiled in water and eaten as a treat in the Philippines. 960 1280

  

In the Philippines, monitor lizard meat is usually cooked with coconut milk and chili. Filipinos believe eating the meat can help treat heart and liver problems. 960 1280

  

In 2008, a small village in the Philippines became deathly ill after eating the cooked flesh from hawksbill turtles. The turtles eat a variety of toxic sea sponges. 960 1280

  

Despite the health hazards, several villagers continue to eat the meat from hawksbill turtles. 960 1280

  

In Thailand, a cane toad's skin is covered with alkaloid, a poisonous venom. The venom can enter the body through a cut or by eating the toxic critter. 960 1280

  

Cooks must be skilled to prepare a dish with poisonous cane toad as the main ingredient. In Thailand, some locals deep fry the toads in garlic. 960 1280

  

A Vietnamese man skins rats after boiling them in hot water. Rats can carry a bacterial infection called leptospirosis that can liver and kidney failure. 960 1280

  

Three thousand tons of rats are consumed in Vietnam each year. 960 1280

  

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Julius Caesar Salad and a big chicken ready for a party. 960 1280

  

Group of guests show off their costumes. 960 1280

  

Party guests went all out to dress up. 960 1280

  

Some of the random accoutrements found around the location of Andrew's halloween-special Party. 960 1280

  

Appetizers are plated and ready to go. 960 1280

  

Guinea pigs and raw kidney are two of the main courses. 960 1280

  

Chef Patrick from Typhoon restaurant, in Santa Monica, CA, showcases his cockroach stir-fry. 960 1280

  

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Andrew Zimmern and the deep-fried piglet at Ford's Filling Station. 960 1280

  

Andrew and Eddie Lin chow down on the trotter and shank of the deep-fried piglet. 960 1280

  

Andrew shoots an act for the "Raw Food" with Ani Phyo. 960 1280

  

Andrew at Nobu LA with Sally Horchow and a cooking club. 960 1280

  

Andrew with "Raw Food" chef and author Ani Phyo. 960 1280

  

Singapore-style scorpions on shrimp toast at Typhoon. 960 1280

  

Andrew cooks sizzling catfish with Wolfgang Puck at Chinois-Santa Monica. 960 1280

  

Andrew, with Bert Salke, dine on cockscomb, tempura rooster testicle and Peking duck's feet at Wolfgang Puck's Chinois. 960 1280

  

A crocodile's bite is 10 times more deadly than the bite of a great white shark. 960 1280

  

In Papua New Guinea, restaurants serve crocodile meat with turmeric to create a tasty stew. Some people believe eating croc meat can cure asthma. 960 1280

  

Monitor lizards grow up to 9 feet long. A single bite can cause an allergic reaction that could lead to death. 960 1280

  

A female monitor lizard can carry 30-40 eggs. The eggs are usually boiled in water and eaten as a treat in the Philippines. 960 1280

  

In the Philippines, monitor lizard meat is usually cooked with coconut milk and chili. Filipinos believe eating the meat can help treat heart and liver problems. 960 1280

  

In 2008, a small village in the Philippines became deathly ill after eating the cooked flesh from hawksbill turtles. The turtles eat a variety of toxic sea sponges. 960 1280

  

Despite the health hazards, several villagers continue to eat the meat from hawksbill turtles. 960 1280

  

In Thailand, a cane toad's skin is covered with alkaloid, a poisonous venom. The venom can enter the body through a cut or by eating the toxic critter. 960 1280

  

Cooks must be skilled to prepare a dish with poisonous cane toad as the main ingredient. In Thailand, some locals deep fry the toads in garlic. 960 1280

  

A Vietnamese man skins rats after boiling them in hot water. Rats can carry a bacterial infection called leptospirosis that can liver and kidney failure. 960 1280

  

Three thousand tons of rats are consumed in Vietnam each year. 960 1280

  

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Julius Caesar Salad and a big chicken ready for a party. 960 1280

  

Group of guests show off their costumes. 960 1280

  

Party guests went all out to dress up. 960 1280

  

Some of the random accoutrements found around the location of Andrew's halloween-special Party. 960 1280

  

Appetizers are plated and ready to go. 960 1280

  

Guinea pigs and raw kidney are two of the main courses. 960 1280

  

Chef Patrick from Typhoon restaurant, in Santa Monica, CA, showcases his cockroach stir-fry. 960 1280