Frog in Your Salad? Five Gross Things Discovered in Florida Foods
If the South is the Bible Belt, Florida is the Bizarre Belt. With entire blogs and news sites devoted to the oddities that often occur in our little piece of paradise -- few would argue that we reign supreme as far as freakishness. And this weirdness, of course, also applies to food.
We've all heard stories of razor blades found in candy bars and mouse droppings in a diner's daily special -- but Florida has an exceptionally prodigious history of weird shit popping up in our edibles. Just this week, a woman found a live frog in her salad.
So courtesy of Short Order, here's a list of the top five weirdest things found in food here in Florida. This is our state folks -- let's embrace it. Is it lunchtime yet?
5. Deep Fried Chicken Heart
A standard bucket of good old fashioned fried chicken is likely to include thighs, breasts, wings - the usual suspects. Other body parts? Not so often. But one Ocala, Florida, man ripped open a box of hot, greasy Popeye's chicken only to discover an Edgar Allen Poe style situation. But seriously - if you're already eating the rest of Big Bird's body, is his heart that big of a deal? Just sayin'.