Snakes

WTF

WATCH: Bartender Faces Off Against Snake Tangled in Restaurant's Ceiling Fan

Just some fun nightmare fuel for your Tuesday afternoon.
Jelisa Castrodale
5.15.18
WTF

This Freak Snake Attack in a Longhorn Steakhouse Sounds Terribly Unpleasant

Snakes on a plane are ancient history. Now, it's all about snakes in a mediocre steakhouse chain.
Jelisa Castrodale
9.26.17
Snakes

Meet the Woman Serving Cobra Blood on the Streets of Jakarta

""No one else in my family wants to touch this business. I'm the bravest of them all."
Alice .
8.17.17
hunting

You've Got to Hunt for Your Own Steak in the Australian Outback

In the remote town of Roebourne, Australia (population 1,200), average temperatures are around 40° C/104° F. Becoming involved in the local food scene means being able to hunt and source kangaroo, snakes, Bush turkey, bat, and sea turtle.
Jessica Thompson
11.26.15
china

Good Snake Wine Should Taste Like a Meal in a Shot Glass

Drinking homemade snake wine can be lethal, so I sought out some professionals who know what they’re doing. The Cheung family's version—with added geckos—was sweet and salty, with just a touch of amphibious flavor.
BRADY NG
10.31.15
WTF

Don't Mind This Live Boa Constrictor Slithering Around Your Restaurant Table

A man was recently allowed to bring a large snake into a Mexican restaurant in Missouri because of his claim that it's a service animal that helps him cope with depression.
Hilary Pollack
8.17.15
Snakes

I Ate Dinner at Cambodia's Infamous Snake House

I traveled to Sihanoukville, a shady coastal city near the Vietnamese border with a reputation for abundant meth and persistent prostitutes, to eat in a restaurant full of deadly snakes owned by a Russian oligarch.
Brent Crane
7.8.15
Snakes

How Breeding Snakes Made Me a Better Chef

Keeping reptiles is essentially like keeping front-of-house or back-of-house-staff: You've got to nurture them and keep them healthy and happy, or else they’ll want to escape and die.
Grant van Gameren
3.30.15
Snakes

Hong Kong's Snake Soup Heats Your Blood

At Hong Kong's Se Wong Heep, every drawer is labelled with two crimson Chinese characters: “poisonous snakes.” A bowl of its thick, slow-cooked snake soup is the perfect to counter the yin effects of a cold winter.
BRADY NG
12.4.14
LOUISIANA

How to Kill Deadly Snakes That Want You Dead

I live in the Cajun bayou by myself. After finding a poisonous snake nearby, I did what I had to do: kill it or risk being bitten. What happened next involved my most prized ingredient, truffle salt, and an activity I never expected I would find myself...
Rachel Nederveld
6.20.14
WTF

Eat Shit

Stop the presses. “This just in: Weird shit eaten in Asia!” an editor cried, reacting to more coverage of fried-tarantula consumption coming over the wires.
VICE Staff
3.1.06