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We Took Our Toddler to Bugs Cafe in Cambodia

‘He reached for the tarantula and bit off its head’

All photos by Jessica Allen

We weren’t sure how our toddler would take to tarantulas. When it comes to bugs, we prefer to live and let live, as long as they are living somewhere else. Nothing against arachnids, but we don’t generally use insects as ingredients when cooking in our Manhattan apartment. Unless a bug inadvertently…

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Jessica Allen

Jessica Allen

I write about food, culture, travel, and New York, where I live. Clips and more: jessallenica.com

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