(Huffington Post) Plenty of foods come surrounded by urban legends. Hot dogs and genetically-modified organisms, for instance, come with a cadre of rumors — some true, some patently false. But if a recent segment on “This American Life” is to be believed, it may be time to add calamari to the list.
The popular radio show’s Jan. 11 episode focuses on doppelgangers — people and things that appear extremely similar on the surface but are actually totally different.
Among the doppelgangers? Calamari’s modest cousin, “imitation calamari.”