Olympic dining: What's on athletes' plates?

Russian team members eat in the main dining hall inside the London 2012 Olympic Village, July 24, 2012. AP

(CBS/AP) What have the athletes been eating during the 2012 London Games?

A rare glimpse into the dining area of the Olympic Village found a wide array of meals, including a local one: Traditional English breakfast, complete with fried eggs, black pudding, roasted tomatoes.

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Also on some plates? Kimchi and miso soup, lamb samosas and baba ganoush and, this being the Olympics, McDonald's.

Conspicuously absent: poppy seeds. "It will show up on an anti-doping test," chief caterer Jan Matthews said. And alcohol. The village is officially dry.

  • CBS News Staff



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