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Lauren Collins and Dana Goodyear on adventurous eating.

October 29th, 2013

Episode 345 of 447 episodes

This week in the magazine, Lauren Collins reports on the quest for the world's hottest pepper, and Dana Goodyear examines the food taboos surrounding whale and horse meat. Here they talk with Amelia Lester about the strangest foods they've ever eaten (including abalone and unhatched duck embryos), how gender roles shape eating habits, and what's behind our food taboos. Also, Richard Brody discusses baseball beards.

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