Best Insectuous Appetizer (2010)

El Fortin

The problem for people into John the Baptist cosplay is that while they're able to find honey and camel's hair tunics, they can't source locusts for love or money. Fear not; with sufficient application of chile powder, lime and salt, the chapulines at El Fortin Oaxacan Restaurant will serve perfectly well. They don't actually taste like much; this pre-Hispanic foodstuff is all about the texture. Grasshoppers are used to lend a little crunch to a tortilla stuffed with tender stewed meat, but they also go down great with a little beer (or a lot). Now don't you have a savior to dunk in the water?


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