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11 Foods You Won't Believe People Eat

Everyone knows culture is relative, after all "when in Rome!" After this list, though, you will never want to eat outside your house again.

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1. Snake Wine - Slithering Your Way From East Asia


Danger is the only thing that makes alcohol better. Chinese medicine knew that, and for that reason started pickling cobras in liquor. After all, if you want to have a full head of hair or be really good in bed, drink booze with cobras in it. Makes sense to me.

3. Kopi Luwak - Civet Cat Coffee Beans


The most expensive coffee beans in the world - coming straight to you from the forest floor! Kopi Luwak, a type of bean from the Philippines, has been digested (fully) by Civet Cats before the coffee even reaches your kitchen. Scooper not included.

4. Drunken Shrimp - Because There's Nothing Quite Like Torturing Animals


That's not water the shrimp are swimming in, but instead the Chinese hard alcohol baijiu. The shrimp unintentionally live a frat bros ultimate dream of drinking themselves to death at a banquet table.

5. Live Octopus - The Original Gangnam Style


Want to eat something a little more alive? Swing on by Korea and enjoy a plate of live octopus sliced right in front of you. Be warned, the tentacles continue to wriggle all the way down.

7. Stinky Tofu - For When China Can't Get Any Stranger


Everyone knows tofu as the tasteless block of slightly fermented bean curd. Stinky tofu super saiyans that up by fermenting tofu further in a brine made of milk, veggies and meat until it reaches just the right level of stench.

9. Balut - The Little Duck Embryo That Couldn't Quite


Balut is a delicacy in the Philippines and South East Asia. Allowed to develop to certain levels, these duck eggs apparently taste surprisingly similar to chicken. Figure that...

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