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Exactly How Nutritious Was Justin Timberlake's Bug Buffet?

A 'Man of the Woods' listening party in NYC featured gourmet grasshoppers and ants. How good for you are they, really?
Phil Witmer
1.17.18
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Stunning Photos of Uganda's Nocturnal Grasshopper Trappers

In this stunning series Michele Sibiloni leaves the club scene behind for the fields of Uganda.
Michele Sibiloni
11.11.16
The They Come Out at Night Issue

The Story Behind the Cover of VICE Magazine's November Issue

We spoke with photographer Michele Sibiloni about the inspiration behind his nocturnal work in Kampala.
Michele Sibiloni
11.9.16
eating bugs

This Fast-Food Cricket Milkshake Might Save the World

This thousand-calorie frozen sugar bomb launched by a national burger chain—made with oreos and grasshoppers—may just be that missing mainstream link to make people comfortable with eating bugs.
Joshua Scherer
10.5.16
Cocktails

Mission Chinese Food-Style Summer Cocktails Are All About Umami and Ice Cream

Cocktail wizard Sam Anderson shares two decidedly unique summer drinks: the Bird Nest and the Grasshopper Float.
Munchies Staff
6.22.16
News

How to Stop a Plague of Locusts

Step one: pray.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.28.16
cooking

How to Cook Bugs: Grasshoppers and Crickets

Crickets and grasshoppers are loud-as-hell and can jump higher than parkour masters. But when properly cooked, they’re crispier than a bucket of piping hot fried chicken.
Munchies Staff
5.14.15
aphrodisiacs

Sex + Food: Mezcal and Mole

Felix Fang heads to Guelaguetza—a Oaxacan oasis in the middle of Los Angeles—to explore the amorous pairing of sweet, smoky mezcal and rich homemade mole
Felix Fang
2.16.15