Can You Stomach Eyeballs?

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Anthony Bourdain was famous for eating almost anything put on his plate, as long as someone considered it edible. In one episode of his CNN series, “Parts Unknown,” he ate a seal, including the eyes, which his Inuit hosts consider a delicacy. His verdict: “Not bad.” I have no disdain for Bourdain, but unlike the late global gourmand I have no stomach for eyeballs. Maybe it’s because, like many VMAIL readers, I spend so much time thinking about eye health and safety. Yet eating eyes is common in some cultures. A quick web search turned up a number of articles about this culinary phenomenon. Read More.