Flan: is it gross?

Monday, August 14th, 2000 - 11:15 pm PDT

After eating a hearty dinner, The Rev. Brendan Powell Smith tonight tried flan, the popular Mexican dessert dish, and while eating it, could not definitively decide whether it was an enjoyable treat or just kind of gross. “It tasted pretty good,” said Smith contemplatively, “but that texture is just weird.  And what’s all that dark liquidy stuff it sits in?”