Fierce Food From Around the World

Eggs and bacon shaped like a skull and crossbones
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Why is it that a dish can be a delicacy in one culture and loathsome in another? To find out, we spoke to Christa Weil. She's a journalist with a taste for what she calls "fierce food" -- food that's on the challenging side, like hakarl, the putrefying shark meat that's Iceland's national dish.