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Café Insecta 2015

Come to Café Insecta to get your own taste of entomophagy (the practice of eating bugs)! Café Insecta has been the center of BugFest since the beginning, and each year it just keeps getting better. Café Insecta opens at 10:30 am, and closes when the food runs out! So come early to enjoy buggy dishes prepared by local businesses.

Participating Restaurants

  • bu•ku: Located at the corner of Wilmington and Davie Street, bu•ku: Global Street Food is a local restaurant telling a global story. Inspired by foods found in pushcarts and hawker stalls, bu•ku serves an array of street foods from around the world.  The common link between them: they are all foods that people love. www.bukuraleigh.com
  • Daily Planet Cafe: The Daily Planet Cafe, located in the Nature Research Center of the NC Museum of Natural Sciences, features breakfast entrees and pastries, a full coffee bar, sandwiches, seasonal salads, small plate entrees, eight beers on tap and delicious wines. Speaking of North Carolina, our menu is almost exclusively built on products born and bred in the Tar Heel state. thedailyplanetcafe.com
  • Tan-Durm: Tan-Durm is an Indian food truck based out of Durham, North Carolina. You can follow them on Instagram @eattandurm and Twitter @eatTANDURM.
  • Zack Lemann: Zack Lemann, Chief Entomologist at The Audubon Insectarium, has served multi-legged cuisine on The Today Show, The Tonight Show, Maury, National Geographic TV, The Discovery Channel, The Food Network, and Animal Planet. An avid hunter outdoorsman and occasional rap artist, Zack is gathering up dragonflies for October's trick or treaters. Bug appétit! notastelikehome.org/Zack_Chef.php


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