Hundreds of the animals were rescued from what is thought to have been a guinea pig farm.
You’ve probably heard of nikkei—the fusion that marries Peruvian and Japanese ingredients—but the mash-up of Peruvian and Chinese cuisine results in some even more interesting dishes.
This past weekend, an Ecuadoran man had a run-in with the NYPD after an onlooker believed him to be abusing a squirrel. Instead, he was simply grilling up some guinea pig for a snack.
Despite owning several pet guinea pigs during my childhood, I couldn't help but be curious about trying their meat when I came face-to-face with Andean cuy.
Remember when you were a kid and the teacher made you name birds on a poster in front of the whole class and one of them was called Bearded Tit, and ever since that day you were "tit girl?" Now imagine that, but instead you yelled "motherfucker."
I had a pet guinea pig and a pet chinchilla and they both died within a year of each other.