Thursday, June 23, 2005
Whale Burgers in Japan
A young Japanese woman bites into a whale burger, a 380 yen slice of fried minke whale in a bun, which went on sale at Lucky Pierrot, a restaurant chain in the port city of Hakodate on Japan's northernmost island of Hokkaido, June 23, 2005. With Japan under fire for plans to expand its whaling programme, Lucky Pierrot is offering a new product aimed at using up stocks from past hunts. REUTERS/Courtesy of Lucky Pierrot
It is a good thing that the caption mentions the kind of whale meat she is eating. The white stuff on the burger gives the false impression that it is sperm whale.
Of course, Chinese Singaporeans may retort, "Sperm Whale ? Mayo, lah"