Chef Stopped at Los Angeles Airport with 40 Frozen Piranhas

A famous South American chef says he was stopped as he brought 40 piranhas in a duffel bag through Los Angeles International Airport.

  • Published 10 May 2019
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A famous South American chef says he was stopped as he brought 40 piranhas in a duffel bag through Los Angeles International Airport. Virgilio Martinez, chef-owner of Central restaurant in Peru, tells the Los Angeles Times that he hoped to serve the predatory, sharp-toothed fish during an LA food festival. Martinez was featured in the third season of the Netflix show “Chef’s Table.” He says customs agents pulled him into an… Read at AP News