The evidence is pretty compelling: bugs are 20 times more efficient than cows as a reproducing source of protein, need little food or water, and emit hardly any greenhouse gases. Gates is no proselytiser: he is clearly revolted by much of what he tries, but he offers some fascinating insights into how some of the poorest people on the planet rely on insects to survive. The only note of caution for potential consumers should be sounded by the appearance of Patrick Durst of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Bangkok, a man who after 20 years of an insect-rich diet is coming to resemble a large bookish grasshopper.
Aya Cuisine 2
Aptly named Aya Cuisine 2, this branch is the second in a mini-chain of Lebanese restaurants in south London, located near Colliers Wood station. Expect a selection of all things Middle Eastern, from hummus to falafel and everything in between, set in a cosy environment. There’s also a take away menu if you fancy dining in the comfort of your own home.
Venue says: “We are offering a 20% food Ala-card discount Monday-Friday 12.00pm-5.00pm, Excluding bank holidays. Bring your own booze (no corkage fee)!”