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When you eat Chinese, are you sure it's beef and chicken and not dog?

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by chazp, May 6, 2007.

  1. chazp

    chazp Active Member

    Just found out today our local paper had a story this week about the health inspector finding a dog in the refridgator at a local (in a town close to where I live, not the town I work in) Chinese restaurant. The restaurant has won the paper's readers poll as the best Chinese food for five or six years running. I used to love to eat there. I am now sick. The owner told the health inspector that the dog was for his family's personal use and not added to the customer's food. Still you have to wonder, and we drove by the place today and instead of the parking lot begin packed like usual on Sunday, there were only four cars in the parking lot. I'm grossed out by the possibility of having eaten...I can't say it. Ever heard of this happening in a restaurant where you live. I don't think I'll be able to eat at any Chinese restaurant for a long time and it was my favorite food.
  2. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    A Chinese restaurant I worked next door to in college supposedly got shut down after someone got sick eating cat. That was the rumor at least. I know when they closed we saw much fewer roaches.
  3. JackyJackBN

    JackyJackBN Guest

    Chazp, you're making me sorry I stuck up for you on the journalism thread last night. :p
  4. melock

    melock Active Member

    I've said it once and I'll say it again: If Chinese food is dog or cat or some other odd animal then dog, cat or some other odd animal tastes damn good.
  5. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    One one hand, vegetarians probably look at people who eat cows, pigs and chickens and think it's all gross.

    But .... dog? Fucking gross.
  6. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    I lived in a city where the Chinese restaurant scandal came from "recycling" uneaten food. Someone would leave the pea pods and bamboo shoots on their plate and the busboy would put them back in the kitchen's supply. Perhaps another diner would like them later.
  7. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    Kung Pao is Chinese for "tastes like," right? As in, Kung Pao Chicken...
  8. ballscribe

    ballscribe Active Member

    It's like anything else, really.
    If someone else cooks it, I don't really know what goes into it.
    I assume they murdered some animals to make my leather coat.
    I wouldn't want a window into the kitchen of a restaurant I eat in.
    I wouldn't want to know if the pissed-off assembly line worker slipped something bad into that particular batch of Pepsi, because he had a fight with his boss that morning.

    Some things are on a need-to-know basis. Plenty of things in my own personal control to worry about. Otherwise I'd never sleep, y'know what I mean?
  9. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    No, I'm never sure. But it's all you can eat, and cheap!
  10. doubledown68

    doubledown68 Active Member

    Yes I'm sure. Dog is rather gamey. Cat? Tastes like chicken. ;)
  11. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    Chinese in a town where you live? Pass... Chinese in the county you live? Pass again...
  12. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    Dog? eh. I was watching Man Vs. Wild the other night when he stumbled on a zebra that had been picked almost clean. He cut open its neck and started pulling chunks of meat away with his teeth ...
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