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Hilariously Wrong Food on Television

I was watching an old episode of Law&Order: Criminal Intent recently. One of the detectives was trying to get on the good side of a witness to get her to talk. All well and good.

The detective sniffed in the direction of the kitchen and made a yummy sound, then asked the woman: 'Birria, right? Do you make yours with chicken or beef?'!

It's GOAT, lady. Birria is - by definition - made with goat.

Of course the witness followed the script and immediately warmed to the nice Latina lady detective who knew all about good home cooking and told everything she knew. Me? I've been chuckling ever since.

Have you ever seen a TV show or a movie where they got some food question entirely wrong?

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