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Anyone for roast rat? Restaurant in Vietnam offers rodent on a stick

Fancy a rat kebab?

It was rat hunting season in Vietnam which means skewered vermin are back on the menu at a restaurant outside of Dan Phuong Vietnamese captial Hanoi.

Rat meat is considered a delicacy for many years in southern areas of the south Asian country, and the taste for it is spreading.

Previously only eaten regularly by the northern Red River delta and the Mekong River delta south of the people, the taste for rat meat is spreading.

At this time of year, when rice is harvested, farmers in the south, on the rat hunt to capture small animals for sale on the market

In the southern Mekong Delta, hunting is particularly productive during floods when rats try to escape from their flooded hearths.

A kilogram of rat meat costs around 100,000 dong, or $ 4 to $ 5.

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