The futuristic inventions designed to help you eat bugs markets in everything

by on December 14, 2016 at 12:52 am in Food and Drink, Science | Permalink

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“By far the best way to eat mealworms” is another insight on tap.

Here is the AtlasObscura story, via the excellent Mark Thorson.

1 Melmoth December 14, 2016 at 12:54 am

um… chopsticks perhaps?

2 Skeptic December 14, 2016 at 12:56 am

Sophisticated people drink orange curacao and eat veal marsala

Weirdos avoid alcohol and meat

3 Dzhaughn December 14, 2016 at 1:22 am

Can real sophistication be such an easy thing?

4 Thiago Ribeiro December 14, 2016 at 1:38 am

And I sayalcohol is bad, meat is good

5 Thiago Ribeiro December 14, 2016 at 1:20 am

At last!!

6 Vinnie December 14, 2016 at 1:24 am

Drop the pretenses; listen to clergyman; and use your “natural forks” I say!

7 Jacob Aaron Geller December 14, 2016 at 1:46 am

Very cool, but I’d still prefer a little sticky rice chili with my bugs.

8 Jacob Aaron Geller December 14, 2016 at 1:47 am

Very cool, but I’d still prefer a little sticky rice and chili with my bugs.

9 dan1111 December 14, 2016 at 3:39 am

Gimmicky stunt designed to attract publicity succeeds.

10 Interguru December 14, 2016 at 7:09 am

Eating insects is a feature, not a bug!

11 N.K Anton December 14, 2016 at 9:21 am

+10,000,000

12 Justin December 14, 2016 at 7:50 am

I expect insects to take the sustainability niche that people are predicting for fake meats. Healthy whole foods and if lobster is a guide, an easy to acquire taste.

13 Albigensian December 14, 2016 at 10:14 am

Surely the best way to eat bugs is to process them so as to disguise what one is eating?

14 GoneWithTheWind December 14, 2016 at 11:10 am

soylent green.

15 Hazel Meade December 14, 2016 at 11:52 am

Because if you’re going to eat bugs, you don’t want to touch that icky shit with your fingers.

16 Private Entomologist December 14, 2016 at 12:13 pm

The American habit of using the word bug to refer to almost any small arthropod is extremely annoying and I wish they’d just stop it. The word bug only refers to certain members of the order hemiptera, specifically the sub-order heteroptera, and any use of the term outside of this precise and clearly defined meaning really bugs me.

17 dux.ie December 15, 2016 at 1:46 am

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