Offbeat Meat

Bored with tradition, foodies place heavier emphasis on novelty fare
Implications - Today’s consumers are willing to take more risks and one area they are doing this is in food choice. A burger can mean much more than the average beef or chicken sandwich, as restaurants serve up lion, camel, snake and even “unicorn” meat. This increased interest in bizarre or novelty cuisine creates opportunity for unexplored product diversity within the food and hospitality industry.
SCORE: 4
Mild Top 6 Examples: 31,213 Total Clicks Apr 10 - Aug 10
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Edible Colored Bacon - Neil Caldwell's Rainbow Bacon is Soaked in Colorful Dye
SCORE: 5.1
Warm 11,748 Clicks Pub: Jun 16, 10
Edible Colored Bacon
Neil Caldwell's Rainbow Bacon is Soaked in Colorful Dye
Is 'Green Eggs and Ham' your favorite book? Do you like leprechauns or staring at color wheels? Then this rainbow bacon is for you. This variety of colorful bacon includes red, orange, yellow, green, blue… [More]
Dinosaur Meat - Bosch 'Stone-Age-Meat' Gets Prehistorically Juicy
SCORE: 3.8
Warm 4,743 Clicks Pub: Jun 25, 10
Dinosaur Meat
Bosch 'Stone-Age-Meat' Gets Prehistorically Juicy
Bosch 'Stone-Age-Meat' makes me question if saber-toothed fillet is juicy. I am guessing this is what it would be like if the Flintstones went grocery shopping. Bosch is making a witty joke by implying… [More]
Locust Pizza Topping - Locust Pizzas are Becoming Popular in Australia
SCORE: 4.1
Warm 3,866 Clicks Pub: Apr 21, 10
Locust Pizza Topping
Locust Pizzas are Becoming Popular in Australia
You would probably like to try the locust pizza topping that is becoming a surprise hit at Joe Carrazza's cafe in Victoria, Australia. The idea of locust pizza topping came from Glenn Milne, the mayor,… [More]
Lion Burgers - Il Vinaio in Arizona Lets You Sink Your Teeth Into an African Lion
SCORE: 3.4
Mild 3,303 Clicks Pub: Jun 26, 10
Lion Burgers
Il Vinaio in Arizona Lets You Sink Your Teeth Into an African Lion
Cameron Selogie’s restaurant Il Vinaio in Arizona is serving an uncommon dish: African lion burgers mixed with ground beef, served with chips and roast corn on the cob. Such burgers cost around $20 each,… [More]
Unicorn Meat - Thinkgeek Gets a Cease and Desist Letter for Their 'Unicorn Meat' Hoax
SCORE: 3.1
Mild 3,651 Clicks Pub: Jun 27, 10
Unicorn Meat
Thinkgeek Gets a Cease and Desist Letter for Their 'Unicorn Meat' Hoax
ThinkGeek was sent a cease and desist letter from the National Pork Board for their faux 'Unicorn Meat' product that they posed on their website for April Fool's day. The National Pork Board, in a 12-page… [More]
Sausage Burgers - Uli Hoeness Launches the Nuernburger for McDonald's
SCORE: 4.4
Mild 3,902 Clicks Pub: Jun 28, 10
Sausage Burgers
Uli Hoeness Launches the Nuernburger for McDonald's
In July, McDonald’s Germany is going to offer a new snack called ‘Nuernburger’ as a tribute to Germany’s famous soccer manager Uli Hoeness. He used three of the delicious local sausages called ‘Nurnberger… [More]