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Bonjour! Philadelphia to play host to National Escargot Day

Posted by Doug Dussault on Sun, Aug 03, 2014 @ 02:04 PM

May 22, 2015, 3:30pm EDT

Screen_Shot_2015-06-23_at_1.11.56_PMPhiladelphia will be playing host to a day completely devoted to a versatile protein that puts a new meaning to the slow food movement.

The city will be hosting National Escargot Day, which means participating restaurants will be plating more than 30,000 Wild Burgundy snails, or more than 600 pounds, according to organizer and self-professed snailman, Douglas Dussault.

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