Russian restaurant starts serving 'rat burgers'

Apparently it tastes like rabbit...

Russian restaurant has started serving rat burgers

Russia is contributing the completely unexpected to world of food: The Rat Burger.

Apparently it's the season's latest foodie craze in Moscow, where Krasnodar Bistro is offering the vermin animals in burgers, hot dogs and stews.

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The river rats used is known as nutrias, a giant toothed rodent found in southern Russia. Talk about local ingredients!

According to The Guardian, the nutria is a clean herbivore that washes its food before eating it.

Tastewise the nutria burger is pale, juicy and fairly bland and tastes like rabbit.

And a big plus the chef says - it's very high in omega-3 acids.

The experience costs $8.60... Hungry yet?

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