A Bug’s Life

A Bug’s Life

Issue: March/April 2015
By Sheehan Hannan

Maybe it was the hot dog they rode in on — or the India pale ale that washed it all down.

Somehow, at Suzie’s Dogs and Drafts in downtown Youngstown, being served crickets won’t prompt a call to the health inspector. In fact, they’re one of the shop’s more popular toppings, and Kevin Bachhuber, the guy who supplies them, is a regular.

Before their grublike carcasses ever swam in ketchup and mustard, the little buggers lived and died five minutes away at Big Cricket Farms.

Bachhuber stands outside the company’s warehouse beside a sign featuring a yellow cricket contorted into a Zen-meditation pose. A tagline reads, “We love eating bugs (and you should too).”

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2017-01-28T19:38:22+00:00 March 1st, 2015|Press|