Future of Food
grasshopper tacos Paul Wagtouicz
The Black Ant in New York City serves chapulines, or grasshoppers, in tacos.

Future of Food: Insects for dinner

Crickets and grasshoppers are coming to a menu near you.

In fact, this sustainable protein source is already available in many American restaurants as chefs are incorporating insects into their dishes. Take a peek inside the tortillas at The Black Ant in New York City, where grasshoppers, or chapulines, are a focal point of the modern Mexican menu, showing up in tacos, grasshopper croquettes and pastry chef Jesus Perea’s platano y chapulin banana cake and ice cream.

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