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Chupalines

Bugging Out: 5 Insane Meals Made with Insects

Get served a cocktail or an appetizer with a bug in it and you'd send it back and probably find a new place to eat. But insects are actually an incredible source of protein with a long history in Latin cuisine and they’re showing up on many a restaurant menu these days, from appetizers to desserts. David George Gordon, aka The Bug Chef, …

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Eat Bugs

This Climber Eats Bugs On the Wall

An entomologist from Texas is bringing nothing but insect-based food to her two-week ascent up Yosemite’s El Capitan Nothing satisfies at the end of a long day of climbing like a handful of meal worms. Or at least that’s the case for bugs-as-food proponent Meghan Curry. This September, the 29-year-old El Paso entomologist is putting her money (and her meal …

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Edible Insects

Taste Education helps Edible Insects Attract Consumers

With over 2,000 species of edible insect, and over 30 percent of the world’s population already eating insects as part of a traditional diet, entomophagy (i.e. the practice of eating insects) provides a fantastic lens through which to explore global themes such asfood security, biodiversity and climate change. With a projected 75 percent increase in demand for meat by 2050, …

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