A local Chinese restaurant is serving snake which I was told is a winter dish eaten for medicinal purposes.
I guess in the back of my mind I read something once about dried snake being used medicinally. I remember in Taiwan the street vendors will sell snake, but that seemed to be a more medicinal thing too.
Other than that my snake / meal knowledge was rattlesnake being eaten somewhere in the vicinity of Texas and the comment that it tastes like chicken.
So, who eats snake & why?
How is it prepared. Not really sure how that rattlesnake is prepared ... deep-fried like KFC?
Are there certain of types of snake to eat other than rattle?
What about big snakes? Seems you could get a nice roast-sized piece of meat out of a boa constrictor ... too tough & muscle-y?