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Video: London’s best lamb chop has been sent into space

Posted at 5:00 pm, November 25, 2014 in Food & Drink, Fun London
Lamb Chop In Space

If you’d written a novel called ‘Meatspace’, how would you promote it? By sending some meat into actual space, of course!

But author Nikesh Shukla and co-conspirator Nick Hearne clearly know their chops. They wisely eschewed 2-for-1 ‘ValuSheep’-style cuts from the reduced section of their local supermarket, and instead selected an exemplary product from Tayyabs, a fine Whitechapel curry house whose chops hold a coveted place in our London’s 100 Best Dishes list.

Tayyabs chops

It’s a shame, then, that it took five whole months for Shukla and Hearne to recover the delicious launch payload, but hopefully whoever first found it enjoyed the ‘smoky, sticky, spicy, gingery, charred and fiery’ cargo. Now that’s what we call manna from heaven.

Enjoy the flight in full below, or read the full story at vice.com.

For more earth-bound culinary innovations, here are 10 custom McDonald’s meals you can create with a little imagination.

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