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Dumpster Dive Breakfasts, Toilet Bowl Dinners, and Other Absurd Links

The Perennial Plate Episode 84: Dumpster Diver from Daniel Klein on Vimeo.

Here's a roundup of five strange and disturbing food-related links.

1. Check out this video on dumpster diving with chef-activist Daniel Klein, who has worked with Tom Colicchio and Thomas Keller, among others. "I've gained ten pounds since I started dumpster diving," he says.

2. "All You Can Eat" shrimp dinners are killing Florida's mangroves. Here's why it matters.

3. Diners eat from toilet bowls at a Chinese restaurant called ShitHouse.

4. Thieves seek restaurants' used fryer oil.

5. Do you fugu? Why more restaurants offer this deadly and delicious dish.

Are you a dumpster diver aficionado? Know where to get fugu in South Florida? Sound off in the comments. 


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