Name: Tamar Z.
Date: Saturday, June 01, 2002
I live in NYC. The other night for the first (and absolutely
I ate "Spicy Duck Tongues" at a Chinese restaurant
on the Upper West Side as I was in the mood to try something new and
unusual. They were rather oily and had a sort of fishy after taste, like
a mild cod liver oil. My boyfriend and I were curious what do ducks eat.
Do they eat fish or just aquatic vegetation? The tongues had bones in
them. Why would ducks need bones in their tongue? Umm... by the way my
advice is if you feel the need to try a new food DO avoid ordering the
"Duck" could mean a number of animals. Most "ducks" used in preparation
in restaurants are commercially raised and who knows what is used to feed these
"ducks". Probably soybean or corn meal.
Wild ducks, depending on the species, are gnerally vegetarians.
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