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Waitress at restaurant in China scarfs down cockroach in front of diners after complaint

Jin Kuo ate the bug after a businessman complained about finding it in his salad.
By Evan Bleier Follow @itishowitis Contact the Author   |   July 18, 2014 at 1:25 PM

CHENGDU, China, July 18 (UPI) -- A waitress in China shocked customers at her restaurant by swallowing an entire cockroach off a customer's plate on purpose.

A businessman, Zhang Yen, who was dining at a hotel restaurant in Chengdu was not pleased when he found a cockroach in his salad and he made his opinion known.

His server, Jin Kuo, informed him that finding the bug in his food was "completely normal."

To show that she meant what she said, the 39-year-old snatched up the roach and swallowed it whole. Thanks to a customer who picked up a cellphone, the entire incident was captured on camera.

In the video, Kuo can reportedly be heard saying, "No matter which restaurant you go to, you will always find cockroaches in the food. It is very normal."

Maybe he was impressed by what he had seen, or disgusted, but Yen didn't argue any further and simply paid his bill and left.

The restaurant owner has since apologized for the culinary cockroach display.

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