A third of c-store operators said they’re highly likely to begin selling cricket snacks down the line, according to a June 2019 survey conducted by CSP and RBC Capital Markets, New York. Some insects, such as mealworms, contain the same amount of protein and fatty acids as fish and meat, making bugs an appealing option for consumers seeking healthier snacks. Guelaguetza, a Los Angeles-based full-service restaurant, offers grasshoppers two ways: Its Chapulines a la Mexicana dish combines sauteed grasshoppers with jalapenos, onions and tomatoes, while its Plato de Chapulines soaks these bugs in olive oil, salt and pepper.