Thats when the members of the Explorers Club are meeting in New York for their annual dinner, which is renowned for having truly exotic fare.
This year, the stomach-churning delicacies include Kangaroo Balls Bourguignon and Sweet And Sour Bovine Penis, plus some less ballsy menu items like Tibetan Yak Loaf and Pickled Duck Tongue.
Explorers Club president Richard Wiese admits not all dishes are as appetizing as they sound, but says the organization attracts people who are into trying new things.
It may be hard to imagine Tempura Battered Tarantula making its way to a chain restaurant, but Wiese says never say never.
As he puts it, Theres a growing number of people who are sick of processed food and are looking for more authentic dining experiences.
Plus, he adds, Many of the items found at the average Japanese restaurant would have been considered exotic ten years ago.
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