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Last Chance Foods: Is Durian the King of Fruits or the King of Stink?

Friday, July 08, 2011

Some have said that the durian, a tropical spiky fruit in season through July, smells like a gym full of old socks or an unearthed cadaver. But others have sung its praises for its delicious, custard-y, flavorful flesh. All Things Considered Host Amy Eddings spoke with Francis Lam, the features editor for the web site Gilt Taste, about the reasons to love and hate the durian.

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Amy Eddings' Food for Thought: What's to Love About Durian?

Thursday, June 30, 2011


I ate the Southeast Asian tropical fruit the durian today. It was my first and last taste.

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