Blog: Maggots anyone?

Catherine Sleep | 16 May 2005

A restaurant in Dresden, Germany, is apparently offering maggots on its menu. The Espitas restaurant is importing the maggots from South America in order to offer maggot ice cream, maggot salads and maggot cocktails to diners.

Having never eaten maggots myself, I’m unsure whether the venture will be a success, beyond the clear novelty value of the meals. But the restaurant’s chef reportedly reckons the maggots are nutritious and tasty, and if he can persuade his customers of that then maybe it will catch on. So far, the maggot dishes have proved a success – grasshoppers and ants are next…

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