South Koreans crave Asia's smelliest fish

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South Korea Stinky Skate
In this March 12, 2014 photo, Joe McPherson, operator of a Korean food blog Zen Kimchi, eats a Samhap, with skate, kimchi, and boiled pork all together, at a seafood store in Seoul, South Korea. The aroma of one of South Korea’s most popular delicacies is regularly compared to rotting garbage and filthy bathrooms. And that’s by fans. The unusual dish is typically made by taking dozens of fresh skate, a cartilage-rich fish that looks like a stingray, stacking them up in a walk-in refrigerator and waiting. Up to a month in some cases. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)