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Insect noodles on the menu in Tokyo


A full meal consists of insect ramen, a bowl of rice with crickets, spring rolls with fried worms and ice cream flavoured with insect powder
One restaurant in Tokyo has decided to showcase how “delicious” it is to eat insects.
Nagi, owned by Yuta Shinohara, served four insect-filled dishes on April 9.
The main dish was an “insect tsukemen”, where customers dip the noodles into the soup of their choice, containing either crickets, grasshoppers or silkworm powder.
Shinohara hopes that through ramen, Japan’s national dish, his restaurant can “spread how fun and delicious it is to eat insects”.

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