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Bugs on the menu at Swiss supermarket

Switzerland’s first insect-based food aimed at humans will go on sale next week following a revision of the country’s food safety laws, a supermarket chain said Monday. Switzerland’s second-largest supermarket…

Dangerously cheesy? Cheetos pop-up restaurant opens in NYC

Gourmet fun or just plain cheesy? A three-day pop-up restaurant devoted to Cheetos, yes Cheetos, opened in Manhattan on Tuesday, with every table already booked with diners ready to pay…

A hope for endangered eels, Japanese summer delicacy

FUJISAWA: The Japanese summer delicacy of roasted eel, braised with a tangy sauce and sprinkled with prickly mountain pepper, is in question as the creatures with their mysterious migrations become…

Uprooted entrepreneurs form ‘Little Damascus’

IDLIB: On a bustling street in northwest Syria, young restaurateur Abdulrahim Abulezz serves up juicy chicken wraps crafted according to a traditional recipe from his hometown Daraya, which he left…

As eels grow in value, US clamps down on poaching

BREWER, Maine: Changes in the worldwide sushi industry have turned live baby American eels into a commodity that can fetch more than $2,000 a pound at the dock, but the…

Bizarre Foods host on new show, travel tips, addiction hope

Andrew Zimmern, host of Travel Channel’s “Bizarre Foods,” thinks he’s misunderstood. He says he’s known as “fat guy runs around world, eats bugs,” but adds, “I don’t think I’ve eaten…