Audubon’s insect cafeteria

Sidebar: Insects

By Janet Raloff, 10:06 AM May 22, 2008

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Would you fancy grasshopper gumbo? Perhaps mushroom hors d’oeuvres topped with a batter-dipped and lightly fried dragonfly—in season, of course—drizzled with a sauce of Dijon mustard, soy and butter?

These are among recipes that self-taught insect chef Zack Lemann has whipped up as possible menu items for Bug Appétit. This restaurant offering bugged dining will be a permanent feature of the Audubon Nature Institute’s Insectarium. Celebr...

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