I’d never heard of Surströmming before, and based on the description in the article, I’m not likely to try it any time soon.
The Baltic herring is fermented in barrels for months before being put in tin cans, where the fermentation process continues.
Some say it is simply rotten fish, which smells like rotten fish. Others argue it is the finest of delicacies.
After reading the article, I noticed the date, and laughed out loud. I was sure I had been had! On the other hand, a quick search revealed that if the story was an April Fool’s joke then 240,000 web sites were in on the joke.
And you thought Lutefisk was an acquired taste.