Chinese from Canton

@teamrose (1499)
United States
February 25, 2010 2:45pm CST
The Chinese from Canton region are known for eating just about everything. There is a saying there, "A Cantonese would eat anything with four legs except a table. Anything that flies except an airplane." Alot of the Chinese in Chinatown came from this region Cheesy Many Asians eat cats and dogs. As for rats, maybe during a famine. One can't be too selective when starving and there are no government food stamps (big government in fact caused the famines). One time on a Chinese message board, a FOB Chinese posted a message asking where could he buy dog to eat in America. The flame war that erupted was most entertaining.
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@alanda (6)
• China
26 Feb 10
The phenomenon which you said does exist.In China,Cantonese eat almost everything,but not because the famine,some people love eat this things and they think they are very delicious,such as dogs,l like eat them too,we eat them just like beef and pork.Of course,things are not so exaggerated,most people still eat very common
@teamrose (1499)
• United States
26 Feb 10
People tend to eat what their parents ate. In India the cow is sacred. I heard monkey meat is good. I've eaten raccoon.
@TAZNEM (656)
• Philippines
25 Feb 10
yeah i heard that saying and i caught in on discovery channel. there market has so many ingredients you can find just about anything in there the variety is unbelievable