eating the worm

 

Insect-eating enthusiasts were out in full force on Tuesday night for a five-course “bug banquet” held at the The Black Ant.

While chowing down on agave-worm tostadas at the Mexican eatery in the East Village, I chatted up experts and entrepreneurs who are trying to circumvent the ick factor and make bugs a regular part of the American diet. But who in their right mind would ever want to eat an insect beyond that one time your friend dared you to swallow a beetle when you were eight?

A whole lot of people, actually.

 

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