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Anthony Bourdain on eating the Icelandic “delicacy” fermented shark: “never again”

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  • Traditionally cured shark Right up there with airplane food and Namibian warthog rectum, according to TV chef Anthony Bourdain. Photo/Pjetur Sigurðsson.

The American TV chef Anthony Bourdain visited Iceland in 2014 for season one of his hit series „No Reservations“. One of the highlights of the episode is when he tastes traditionally cured Icelandic shark, an experience which apparently ranks among the worst food-related experiences the world-famous chef has had the misfortune of suffering.

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In a recent interview with Time Magazine Anthony is asked what foods he would never again taste, one of the items Anthony mentioned was Icelandic fermented shark, along with Namibian warthog rectum. And airplane food.

You can watch the Icelandic No Reservation episode here:

Anthony Bourdain - No Reservations - S01E02... by james-oliver

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