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Friday, September 26, 2014

A British Zombie Burger Designed to Replicate Human Flesh

Posted By on Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 1:30 PM

Not human flesh, OK? NOT human flesh. - JUSTIN RAMSDEN/DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • Justin Ramsden/Daily Telegraph
  • Not human flesh, OK? NOT human flesh.

Mmm…surrogate cannibalism.

MTV News reports that a few chefs in London have created a hamburger that purportedly tastes like human flesh. Going by the name of Messhead — which is a portmanteau of the chefs’ respective businesses, Mess London and Miss Cakehead — the stunt is meant as something of a tie-in with the UK premiere of The Walking Dead’s fifth season. There will even be a secret pop-up shop in East London, in the know only to those who keep up on #terminustavern.

In the event you’re an inveterate fan of The Walking Dead, or maybe just of hunky antihero Daryl, London Mess has even thrown the recipe into the public domain with the stipulation that “the less seasoning you use the more it tastes like human flesh!!!” Presumably no one’s gnawed a human thigh down to the femur before, so let’s not have any taste-testing or comparisons of any kind at your viewing party when you can't find How to Cook [For] Humans. Spoiler alert: the “human flesh” burgers are nothing but pork, veal and bone marrow, all minced.

However, wasn’t London the epicenter of the zombie apocalypse in 28 Days Later? Seems like they’re playing with fire here.

[Via MTV News]

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