A famous chef tried to haul a duffel bag full of 40 vacuum-sealed, frozen piranhas into Los Angeles for a cooking competition.
Agents there were not amused.
Do not ever try this.
“Customs officers do not like it when you try to bring a duffel bag full of 40 vacuum-sealed, frozen piranhas into Los Angeles,” reports the Los Angeles Times.
Virgilio Martinez, a renowned Peruvian chef, was interrogated for five hours. Officials in Customs finally cleared him to bring the ill-conceived fish selection to a dinner at Somni in Los Angeles.
Well, at least he brought them in frozen, rather than alive.
[ via eater.com | Amazon Black Piranha with exposed teeth | Shutterstock]
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