Creepy: The Health Department Was Thrown a Giant Curveball
Tofu was not not weird to begin with, but it got significantly more so when graduate students at Cornell University made some out of mealworms. That may sound gross today, but the minute the ever-growing population sparks the protein wars (working title for The Hunger Games), you’ll be heaping it on pad thai.
And if you needed further evidence that munching on things you’d usually trap in a glass and take outside is de rigueur, Le Cordon freakin' Bleu just endorsed bug eating. Sure, they were playing to the home crowd by hosting a seminar in Thailand, where fried insects are like Doritos ranch, but mark our words, beetle butter is happening.