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Many bars and restaurants have whole hams hanging from the rafters.
The red and white plastic cups are intended to catch any dripping juices.
When it comes time to serve, the ham is set in a place of honor on the bar -- bone, hoof and all. The bartender slices bits off for tapas and leaves the rest out to tempt patrons.
At first this appears to be a bizarre and archaic tradition, then it becomes perfectly clear that this IS a bizarre and archaic tradition. It is pretty cool, if you ask me.
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