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Creeping, Crawling Cuisine

Sunday Nov 4, 2012

ABQ BioPark Zoo

903 10th Street SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
US

Phone: 764-6214
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

FREE with park admission

A dinner of edible insects and other sustainable, exotic fare.

The Creeping, Crawling and Carnivorous Show ends with a special night-time event where adventurous diners can crunch crickets, munch mealworms and eat other delicious bug dishes. Non-insect food options will be available. Dinner guests can enjoy a last look at the show, visit with BioPark experts and bid in the silent auction during a cocktail hour before dinner in the Aquarium. Tickets and silent auction proceeds benefit plant and butterfly conservation.

Exotic fare includes cricket, pepperoni and peppers pizza, spaghetti and mealworm meatballs, green and red chile antchiladas, crunchy butterworm salad, snail sliders, iguana tacos.

See also: Food for Thought

The Insectivore’s Dilemma

Mealworms give the pasta an extra crunch.
Ty Bannerman
The Abq BioPark Zoo’s Creeping, Crawling Cuisine dinner wants to help you get past your ingrained squeamishness about eating insects, arachnids and other invertebrates.

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