5/23/2012 09:13:00 AM

The Craziest Thing I've Ever Eaten: Epic Tales of Bizarre Meals

Gusanos de maguey; Image via Flickr/elproximoviaje
Most of us have taken a culinary risk at some point or another, whether it was scarfing a rare ostrich burger or slurping down a raw oyster for the first time. But when you ask chefs and foodies about their craziest meals, prepare to hear responses like "grasshopper tacos" and "deep-fried raccoon." Just for fun, we compiled a list of the absolute craziest things ever eaten by chefs, restaurateurs and even our own Zagat commenters and staff. Click through the slideshow below to read these epic tales of culinary adventure, and shout out your own stories in the comments.

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  1. The Duck Tongue Tacos at Extra Virgin in Kansas City (Chef Michael Smith) are just fabulous - actually featured on "the best thing I ever ate" by Chef Curtis Stone on Food Network - a rack of four of them are served for just $10 and the with over 400 choices, a wine pairing is a cinch!