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“Why do we eat shrimp and crawfish but not their brethren on land?”

The San Francisco Street Food Festival is an annual Summer event in the Mission District that features around 60 different Bay Area vendors and is attended by tens of thousands of foodies. This year the usual mainstays were joined by Don Bugito, which served up insect-based dishes and billed itself as the first "PreHispanic Snackeria." When the food truck commences permanent operations this month, it may be the first eatery in the country devoted exclusively to preparations involving insects. But they're not the only entomophagy pioneers in San Francisco, where Bug Cuisine is Booming. So just how tasty are insects? (Via) [more inside]
posted by zarq on Nov 5, 2011 - 30 comments

Russian sausage culture

Six Russian artists have created reproductions of world-famous paintings by Leonardo da Vinci, Van Gogh and Picasso entirely out of sausage, earning a Guiness record certificate . This exhibition of perfectly edible art pieces took place a few weeks ago in the Russian city of Rostov-on-Don to celebrate the centennary of a local meat-processing factory. Close-up photos of the pieces at English Russia. [more inside]
posted by wretched_rhapsody on Oct 22, 2008 - 24 comments

Tasty, with Roughage and a Plot to Boot...

How terribly peculiar. Though clever in its own way. The International Edible Book Festival at Colophone features books, that you can... eat.
posted by bluedaniel on Nov 28, 2004 - 8 comments

mmm... chocolate covered scorpions...

tibetan yak butter, reindeer hash, crocodile paté, and smoked cobra. All this and more at edible.com.
posted by crunchland on Sep 5, 2003 - 8 comments

Edible books. The International Edible Book Festival is held yearly on April 1 in cities around the world. (Yes, I know, April 1, but this is apparently real.) Mmmm, I could just eat up a juicy novel right about now, like Great Eggspectations!
Link swiped from The Cellar's Image of the Day
posted by Slithy_Tove on Oct 13, 2002 - 8 comments

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