Thats according to Sandra Luz Pedregal, a self- proclaimed foodie who runs a travel service called The Adventurous Gourmet, which caters to tastemakers looking for something unusual.
Although many tourists associate T.J. with tacos or burritos, Pedregal says lots of restaurants in Mexico serve exotic vittles like fried grasshoppers, quesadillas with maguey worms, cactus salads, and crepes stuffed with corn fungus.
Pedregals personal favorite is fried grasshoppers and she likes to wrap them up in tortillas with salsa and guacamole. For a zestier taste, she grinds them up with chili powder and lime to create a special salt to add to other dishes.
And while she thinks the insects are delicious, she suggests first-time grasshopper eaters try swallowing the crunchy bugs with tequila or a cold Corona to make them go down smoother.
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