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Fortino Rojas, the chef at Don Chon, a Mexico City restaurant specializing in pre- Hispanic dishes, including insects. Bottom row of plates, L to R: escamoles (giant ant larvae), and river crawfish; center: ahuauatles (fly larvae from Lake Texcoco); top row, L to R: chapulines (fried grasshoppers), jumiles (stink bugs), and red maguay worms..Image from the book project Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects.

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Fortino Rojas, the chef at Don Chon, a Mexico City restaurant specializing in pre- Hispanic dishes, including insects. Bottom row of plates, L to R: escamoles (giant ant larvae), and river crawfish; center: ahuauatles (fly larvae from Lake Texcoco); top row, L to R: chapulines (fried grasshoppers), jumiles (stink bugs), and red maguay worms..Image from the book project Man Eating Bugs: The Art and Science of Eating Insects.