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Kim Kardashian shocked and saddened to find horse meat on the menu at a Reykjavík restaurant

By Staff

  • Shock and horror, but tastes good While it is not as popular as poultry, beef or pork, horsemeat is a delicacy consumed all over the world. It should also be noted that horses are not an endangered or a threatened species, unlike puffin and minke whales, which many Reykjavík restaurants offer. Photo/

The reality TV-show star Kim Kardashian arrived in Iceland with her husband, musician and entrepreneur Kanye West and a large entourage plus friends and family, on Sunday morning. After the couple had toured south Iceland they came to downtown Reykjavík where they are staying at 101 Hotel.

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To satisfy their millions of fans the couple has dutifully documented every step of their trip on social media, where they have posted photographs and videos of their adventures.

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After their trip to South Iceland the group celebrated the birthday of Kourtney Kardashian and ate dinner at Grillmarkaðurinn, a popular restaurant in downtown Reykjavík. But before the group could sing Happy Birthday to Kourtney, her sister Kim posted a video on Snapchat of her friend Jonathan Cheban ordering and tasting a horse steak. While Cheban declared the steak was just delicious Kim was less impressed, expressing her sadness and horror with a crying pony-emoji.

See a recording of Kim’s Snapchat video, courtesy of local news site

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