In this episode of “Kids Try Food”, the kids try uncommon, exotic, and unusual meats from different regions of America like fried alligator balls from Louisiana, fried rattlesnake from Oklahoma, chislic (mutton) from South Dakota, caribou chili (with reindeer) from Alaska, southern fried quail from Georgia, fried squirrel from West Virginia, quail poppers from Texas, Burgoo stew, Brunswick stew, pemmican (bison jerky) and more.

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38 COMMENTS

  1. "It's good, but it's not supposed to be good because it's dead" How about someone serve that girl up some live baby octopus and watch her climb the walls… Who taught these kids how food gets to the plate?

  2. I really don’t understand the logic of the kids being Disgusted after they know what it is , like some of them liked it and then they didn’t. I mean I get that there kids but like …what?

  3. LOL.. "The only thing i like is the crunchy outside" .. My mom and now BF yell at me – cause i hate the filling of spring rolls – but dam – that crunchy outside. I could eat like 10 of them. Hahaha so good.

  4. But I think we can relate to this as adults too, because a lot of this is psychological and cultural. For example, I don't find it odd to eat like a chicken leg, but I wouldn't eat a chicken heart, even though I heard it tastes really good. I know it's absurd, like why would I be grossed out by eating a heart when I have no problem eating a leg muscle? Same for these kids. When they're weirded out by eating quail and say "I'm eating a dead bird?" – then yes they're aware they've eaten chicken loads of times before and that it's also a dead bird. But they're voicing what a lot of us commonly feel: we don't think of it as being a dead bird, we just think of it as being meat because it's so culturally common where we live. When you eat something outside your cultural norm you tend to think of what it actually is. I'm sure most people here would have a limit as far as eating certain parts of certain animals, no matter how good it supposedly tasted or how good for you it was. And it's really mostly cultural/psychological. I mean when you think about what cheese is, if it wasn't so culturally common you'd be completely grossed out if someone described to you what it is and how it is made. Same for eggs.

  5. It's really funny to see that the kids feel sorry afterwards for the animals they've eaten, but don't feel that for chicken or pork or beef. Like those aren't animals anymore but just products to them. Makes me feel kind of sad 🙁 And not just those kids, for a lot of people those animals are just foodproducts now and they don't feel sympathy anymore, but it is interesting to see in this video that this is already the case at such a young age

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