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Brooklyn Bugs - Nashville Debut at Rise

  • 153 5th Ave North Nashville, TN (map)

What:   Brooklyn Bugs debuts in Nashville, TN

When: Thursday, December 6th at 7pm

Where: RISE Biscuits, Donuts & Righteous Chicken of Tennessee

153 5th Avenue North, Nashville, TN  37219

Tickets: $25 for five course tasting menu


Brooklyn Bugs was invited to record with Pickler and Ben last week, and quickly booked a pop-up at RISE to celebrate their debut in Nashville!  Working with the Rise Nashville team, they collaborated on a special tasting menu featuring edible insects, and will give a special presentation to discuss why the UN endorses edible insects to address food scarcity and sustainability around the world.  

*Please arrive promptly at 7pm as the food will be served in courses beginning at 715pm.  

Brooklyn Bugs x Rise Tasting Menu:  

-Grasshopper Hashed Potatoes - pimento cheese, pickled jalapenos, crispy onions

-Manchurian Scorpion Avocado Toast - vine-ripe tomato, golden egg, aioli  

-Cricket Crusted Fried Chicken - cricket buttermilk biscuit, pickles, cheese

-Mealworm Biscuit Cinnamon Roll - brown sugar, pecans

-Black Ants Creme Brulee yeast donut - vanilla bean pastry cream

*Shellfish Allergy Warning*

Special thanks to Brooklyn Bugs sponsors:  Entosense, Entomo Farms, Merci Mercado

Earlier Event: November 14
Brooklyn Bugs Festival 2.0
Later Event: January 22
Gastronauts - Bugganaal (sold out)