Is Los Angeles ready to eat crickets? Well, yes, we’ve been eating them for a while now. Guelagetza serves crickets two ways, Petty Cash has off-menu chapulin tacos, and you can get a half-pound bag of crickets at Expression Oaxaquena. And now a 25-year old plans to open an edible cricket farm in Van Nuys.
Unlike many of the existing cricket farms around the U.S. that supply pet stores and bait shops with critters, the planned San Fernando Valley farm, called Coala Valley Farms, will be the second U.S. farm to raise crickets for your breakfast, lunch or dinner. The first edible cricket farm actually opened in Ohio last year.
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