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Buying Organic Will At Least Help Save Some Bugs, According to Experts

According to a new study, pesticides and intensive agriculture are causing large-scale insect deaths.
Bettina Makalintal
2.14.19
mexico city

Inside the Mexico City Market That Serves Lion Steak and Tiger Burgers

In the heart of Mexico City’s historic enter, the indoor San Juan market is famed for its selection of exotic meats, indigenous delicacies, and rare foreign imports. But who exactly is buying lion?
Duncan Tucker
2.19.18
insects

Baseball Fans Can't Stop Eating Grasshoppers

The Seattle Mariners had no idea people would eat this many insects—18,000 to be exact.
Jelisa Castrodale
4.17.17
beer

Meet the Guy Brewing Ants into His Beer

For sour beer brewers, bugs are gold.
Christopher Crosby
3.11.17
insects

Meet the Scientists Who Are Making Bread with Cockroach Flour

Two scientists from the Federal University of Rio Grande, in Brazil, have developed a flour made of cockroaches that contains 40 percent more protein than the normal wheat flour.
Rafael Tonon
2.22.17
insects

Cricket Juice Tastes Way Better Than It Sounds

But will it really solve the global hunger crisis?
Lars Roest-Madsen
2.19.17
resolutions

How to Become a Better Eater In 2017

Just add crickets.
Munchies Staff
12.17.16
insects

Cricket Cheese Balls Are the Future

UK-based Mexican chef Omar Romero Quezada believes in the insect-inclusive diet as a solution for world food shortage. He hopes to win London diners over with cricket cheese balls.
Gareth May
6.5.16
mexico

Mexico City Chefs Don't Want to Be Fancy French Cooks Anymore

As Mexicans, we used to think our food was too humble for high-end restaurants and there was a trend for working with French chefs. Now, people are focusing on local produce and taking influence from classic Mexican cooking.
Elena Reygadas
5.5.16
insects

Ant-Hunting in the Amazon for the World's Best Chefs

A journey into the heart of the Amazonian rainforest, in search of the ants from Alex Atala’s most famous dish. 
Andreas Viestad
11.4.15
mexico

The Future of Food According to Andrew Zimmern

I joined chef and <i>Bizarre Foods</i> host Andrew Zimmern in Oaxaca, where we ate stone soup and a salsa made from fatty ants, and talked about whether the future was full of Soylent or insect protein.
Alice Driver
9.2.15
bugs

This Canadian Pizzeria Isn't Allowed to Serve Cockroach Pizza

A cockroach-topped pizza was to be served at the Calgary Stampede, an annual festival of all things Western—but border control has stepped in and ruined everyone's six-legged fun.
Alex Swerdloff
7.6.15
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