Tag Archives: Trippy Food (Tasty flora and fauna)

Blame It On The Bossa Nova

Ta Bom Brazilian Food Truck Los Angeles County, California To many of the non-Portuguese speaking Angelenos who see Ta Bom coming, the name emblazoned on the front gets alliterated to “The Bomb”. Ilse Marques and her twin daughters Jackie and … Continue reading

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Trippy Food Podcast #2: General Trippiness, Part II

[podcast]https://www.trippyfood.com/podcasts/Trippy%20Food%20podcast%20002.mp3[/podcast] Here is the second part of a two-part podcast on general trippy food and travel as discussed with fellow unusual food and travel adventurer, Alie Herrera. Enjoy!

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Meet The Beetles!

Insects: Hormigas Culonas (Leaf-cutter Ants), Beondegi (Silkworm Pupae), Scorpions, Crickets, Chapulines (Grasshoppers), Maguey Worms and Mealworms Nothing bugs me worse than offering someone a tasty insect snack, only to have them cry out in disgust before they even taste them. Throughout history, … Continue reading

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Got Silk?

San Diego, California Beondegi (Silkworms) I was discussing insects as food online one day with friend and fellow foodie Dale, who asked if I had ever tried silkworms. Since the answer was “No” (I would have remembered that), he told … Continue reading

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Of Uncles and Ants

Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia Hormigas Culonas (leaf-cutter ants) Colombia, South America is truly an amazing country with a wide variety of hearty foods and delicacies. What has to rank at the top of the country’s most unusual cuisine are hormigas culonas. … Continue reading

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