Japanese ‘Meat Cakes’ Are Going Nuts on Social Media
Who wants the first slice?
Thanks to globalization, the ease with which information can spread to the US from other parts of the world is incredible. Sometimes that might mean a new medical procedure can be used to save a child on the other side of the Earth. And sometimes that might mean “meat cakes” finally go viral on Twitter. Thank you, technology!
Despite sounding possibly illicit, meat cakes are actually as innocent as they are surprisingly self-explanatory. These strange concoctions are, in fact, raw meat fashioned into the shape of a cake, typically intended for someone’s birthday. That simplicity is actually what makes a meat cake so compelling: the stark visual contrast of seeing what should be a fully-baked, sugar-loaded, carb-bomb that is actually made out of protein-packed raw meat.
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