Cambodia ‘bug cafe’ serves up insect tapas, ant spring rolls, ‘bug mac’

Siem Reap's first insect tapas restaurant mixes cocktail culture with creepy crawler fare, serving up silkworm taro croquettes, a burger made of bugs, and a cricket cheesecake.

Ant spring rolls, silkworm taro croquettes and a “bug mac” – Cambodia’s first insect tapas restaurant is mixing cocktail culture with creepy crawler fare.

At the busy “Bugs Cafe” in the tourist town of Siem Reap, chef Seiha Soeun stands over a sizzling wok in the kitchen tossing in crickets, grasshoppers, tarantulas, and scorpions.

Sold at street vendors or in Instagram-friendly tourist spots, insects aren’t new to Cambodian palates.

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