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Would You Rather Eat Escargot Or Oxtails?

While neither of these made the freaky food list, they're both a bit un-ordinary. Which would you rather eat?
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lms lms 10 years
I've eaten both. Oxtail is a regular dish from my culture. I have had escargot at French restaurants and Ruth's Chris steakhouse has a very good escargot appetizer.
amandasunly amandasunly 10 years
I've eaten both - there's nothing un-ordinary about them. They're easier to eat than foie gras and caviar. Or maybe it's just because I've been eating raw sushi since I was a baby. And I've eaten snake before. Hmm.
foxy21 foxy21 10 years
I LOVE ESCARGOT!!!! It is one of my favorite foods!
Schaianne Schaianne 10 years
I've had oxtail and love it .... not sure if I can get past the escargot mindset thing. But I can eat sushi and other seafood ... mussels are basically the equivalent of snails. I'd probably eat escargot over edible bugs though.
PrissyLilBadAss PrissyLilBadAss 10 years
My mommy makes the most fantastic ox-tail barley soup. It has become the comfort food of everyone in my family (with the exception of my veggie sister)!
soprettyinpink soprettyinpink 10 years
filipinos have a great dish called kare-kare. its basically oxtail stew and its amazing!
Ejmcmis Ejmcmis 10 years
Oxtails. Hands down. I've had both, but Oxtail is better. A friend of my mom is jamican and his family has a special recipe for Oxtails. OMG. THE. BEST. EVERRRRRRR!!!!! amazing and out of this world. My mom has begged him for the reciepe, but he always says no and he'd make it for us.... I've had Oxtail in other places but none nearly like his. The worst part about all of this is my mom and he lost touch and now I'm left craving Oxtails. Yum: NOT FAIR !!! ;-)
gkgirl gkgirl 10 years
Oxtail is really delicious....tasty and juicy...yum.
sumnboutme sumnboutme 10 years
I've had oxtail since I was a little girl...yummy! Oxtail and ox tongue! Escargot I've had but it's definitely an acquired taste.
nancita nancita 10 years
I don't eat red meat anymore, but my dad made ox tails for dinner a number of years ago and had my brother and me try them without telling us what they were. I thought the meat was very tasty and not weird at all, so I was shocked when he said they were oxtails.
crispet1 crispet1 10 years
Ive had escargot but not oxtails, so Id like to try the ox!
DCStar DCStar 10 years
I adore Escargot, but have never tried Ox Tail!
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 10 years
escargot is pretty good as long as it's not too garlicky. the kind I had were a bit too much, so I couldn't finish them all.
Chiquita-82 Chiquita-82 10 years
No way ewwww
Food Food 10 years
pinkflats - a lot of folks are just not very adventurous when it comes to food. one of my old college pals wouldn't eat anything she found the tiniest bit "weird" - she ordered the same food each time and if she hadn't had it before she didn't want to try it. Surprisingly there are a lot of people like her, they're just scared of things I guess. pnai_foxxx - this wasn't meant to be insulting, just a would you rather. last week we did a would you rather eat ice cream sandwiches or sundaes - we're always curious to see what people would like to try! personally i love both oxtail and escargot and am not sure which I would order. I think it would have to depend on my mood that day. or maybe I would have to do like arthur suggests and order both!
partysugar partysugar 10 years
I've had both and would have them both again!
pattyxxcore pattyxxcore 10 years
I would try both if given the chance, I'm sure. I'm a vegetarian, however I'm sickingly obsessed with france and escargot is up on my list of things to try before I die. campbells used to make oxtail soup in a can, it was my grandmother's favorite before she passed away.
Ayamari Ayamari 10 years
Okay, I can eat plastic but not that stuff!!!
stnybaby stnybaby 10 years
jessbear, i hope you're joking about the boogery part because of course all the items would be cleaned before eating. just like you would have to wash your veggies before eating, the same is done for meats and such. as for escargots and oxtail - both are delish! oxtail really does taste just like beef so it's not really unusual (aside from its name) but escargot for some may be texture-new. i'm asian so i'm exposed to lots of out-of-the-ordinary culinary tastes...
JessBear JessBear 10 years
It's things like this that make me glad I'm a vegetarian. I once lived next door to a barbeque place who's main attraction was...pig snouts! People came from all over the area to eat a snoot sandwich at this place. I don't really get that...wouldn't it be crunchy and boogery?
accessxdenied accessxdenied 10 years
I've had both, and I personally think that both dishes are delicious. I'm chinese, so oxtail stew is a homestyle dish that my mum makes (mostly in the winter). Plus, since I live in Canada, many fancy restaurants that I've frequented in Quebec (well of course other provinces serve escargot, but gotta go to the best!)serve escargots as an amazing appetizer! Yum :D
pnai_foxxx pnai_foxxx 10 years
uh, this question is SO insulting. oxtail is part of my culture/national dish. im so disappointed in you, yumsugar.
pinkflats pinkflats 10 years
eaten far worse*
pinkflats pinkflats 10 years
ummm i don't really see anything wrong with them. i've far worse. who were these non-fellow foodies you talked to yumsugar?
ccy ccy 10 years
Yumm! OxTails!
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