Have Your Bugs and Eat Them Too at Special Witte Museum Dinner This Month


  • Katrina Flores
San Antonio locals were all-in on feeding cockroaches named after their exes to zoo animals on Valentine's Day, and the Witte Museum is upping the ante this month.

That's because this time, it's us that will be eating the bugs.

At the end of March, the Witte is bringing back its "Bug Bites" dinner, a "unique entomological culinary experience" featuring a menu dreamed up by executive chef Stephen Paprocki and the Chef Cooperative.

The sample menu will feature coffee blackened chapulines (grasshoppers) street tacos, roasted orange-ant mole, beet-labneh stuffed squash blossom, ant-sumac dried tangerines and oranges with ant salt as garnish, and even cricket carrot cake for dessert. For morbidly curious picky eaters that still wish to attend, there will be non-insect items available to eat as well.

$35, 7-9 p.m. Thursday, March 26, Witte Museum, 3801 Broadway St., (210) 357-1910, wittemuseum.org.

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