Americans are actually eating insects in restaurants

December 2, 2016

This post is part of the Food Writer’s Diary blog.

Yes, insects, being eaten by American people with their own mouths, in restaurants, is a thing.

It’s not a huge thing, but it’s a lot more widespread than I thought it would be when I wrote about its possibility back in 2014.

Back then, the general belief seemed to be that insects, specifically cricket powder, would be insinuated into our food as a nutritious, sustainable protein supplement. And that’s happening a little. I have some pasta at home that’s 20 percent powdered cricket  (I haven’t tried it yet), and more