Balmain Bugs

I ate this. No, really, I did! It’s like a little alien lobster. They’re supposed to be sweeter than lobster and crab, but it tasted about the same to me. Oh, and they leave the heads on seafood here when they serve it to you in restaurants. So if you order shrimp or fish, you’ve got to tear the head off it yourself when it’s sitting there on your dinner plate. As a person who avoids a lot of meat for both health and ethical reasons, this really reminds me that I’m eating something that used to be alive… because it’s sitting there on my plate… STILL LOOKING AT ME.   …shiver…