Insects are closer to your table than you think.
Well, hardly anyone. But today, there’s plenty of us that are popping nigiri 3+ times a week. What was it that coaxed a hesitant public to consider going raw? Some say it was Ichiro Mashita’s California Roll that made the universe of raw fish more approachable to the American psyche.
Today, there are tremors of a what I believe is broad movement toward Americans engaging in widespread Entomophagy. That is, scarfing down crickets and mealworms like there’s no tomorrow.
So what’s the insect equivalent of the California conduit?