10 Delicacies From Around the World You Should Try at Least Once

Fried Rat

2. Fried Rat

During my travels I made it a point to try local food, no matter how unusual. To me, it’s always been a learning experience.

Our group was cruising the Nan River in Thailand and stopped for lunch. On the menu was fried rat, which is considered a delicacy in Asian countries.

I decided to try it. The old adage, “It tastes like chicken,” was very apt for rat — it actually tasted like a salty chicken leg with a lot of small bones.