Normally, bugs in a restaurant kitchen generate calls to the Health Department. But at Antojeria la Popular, a regional Mexican restaurant in Soho, six-legged critters get growing crowds of customers to whip out their cellphones and take pictures of dinner. They want Instagram shots that show them enjoying New York’s burgeoning food craze: the Grass-Whopper, a burger-style treat made with pan-fried crickets.
“It’s ridiculous,” gushes the restaurant’s director of operations, Marco Shalma. “People are coming from everywhere to try it!”
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