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LA Bug Fair

May 19, 20 - los angeles

It was labeled as an East vs West (coast) battle of the ages between two ento-chefs, but the love and respect we shared onstage was infectious as we prepared six dishes for the audience at the bug fair Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. What an incredible time full of love, humor, and  edible insects! A very special thanks to our co-presenter The Bug ChefDavid George Gordon, to all the staff and volunteers at @nhmla, and to all the beautiful attendees. 


The Battery

thursday, may 17th - san francisco

The Battery is pleased to welcome Brooklyn Bugs for their debut in San Francisco for a hands-on, delicious presentation of edible insects.  Nine delicious bites of food will be offered for each guest along with a special bug cocktail, as Chef Joseph Yoon gives a presentation on why this is not the newest food trend, but a movement that the UN endorsed in their FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) Report in 2013.  

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Air BnB HQ

Thursday, May 17th - San francisco

brooklyn bugs gave a presentation in a replica of dr. strangelove's war room at the air bnb hq! 


CIA Presentation

Tue, May 15th - napa valley

we were honored to give a presentation at the culinary institute of america for chef rebecca peizer's class, "Farm to fork:  practices of the sustainable table."


The Explorer's Club

Friday, May 4th - We had such a fun time sharing nine edible insect dishes and frolicking with everyone at The Explorers Club! We couldn’t have asked for a better audience to share our food!

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NY Entomological Society Dinner

Tue, April 17th - We are very excited to host the New York Entomological Society's monthly meeting with a fun night of edible insects, insect cocktails, and presentations.  The menu will feature ten unique and delicious dishes that is sure to have everyone buzzin' with excitement.

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Friday, April the 13th

We are happy to participate with the students at St. Joseph's College NY’s Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management for their their upcoming event Not So Scary Foods this Friday the 13th! The students organized the event, and we couldn’t be prouder to work with them. We’ll be speaking on a panel, and also share some delicious #edibleinsect bites with everyone in attendance. Tickets still available - please join us!


Bugapalooza 2018

Saturday, March 31st - Join New York Adventure Club and Brooklyn Bugs on April Fool's Eve for the 1st Annual Bugapalooza at Ripley's Believe It or Not for a culinary event dedicated to helping introduce people to the world of edible insects!  



Monday, March 12th - We are honored to participate at the Small Plates Big Hearts Gala to support the Food and Finance High School - NYC's only culinary high school.  Please join host Chef Tom Colicchio to sample from some of NYC's finest chefs and restaurants while celebrating this year's theme of INNOVATION. 

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Manhattan Debut

Feb 20th - brooklyn bugs makes its debut in manhattan with a smashing ten course dinner.  portion of the proceeds will benefit the non profit farms for orphans.  

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Gastronauts Insectual Dinner


Nov 13 & 14th - Two sold out nights of edible insect decadence for NYC's most adventurous group of eaters! 

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Oct 31st - Halloween party at neuehouse for over 150 guests, featuring dj spooky

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Film Forum

sept 30th - Joseph Yoon was invited by the film forum to give an introduction to the film "bugs."


American Museum of Natural History

Sept 19th - Joseph Yoon was invited to give a review of the festival at the new York entomological society's meeting.

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Future Food Expo

Sept 9th - The Future Food Expo returns to Brooklyn during Taste Talks this year! We're back celebrating what's next in food through a day-long showcase. As America’s hottest test kitchen, Brooklyn has become an international epicenter of the food movement. This event, the only one of its kind, is an exhibition that showcases the future of food products, companies, media and innovators from right here in Brooklyn and around the world!


New York Times - Facebook Live

Sept. 8th - Brooklyn bugs was invited to share our food and experience with the new york times in a forty minute live broadcast featuring ten edible insect dishes.  

Link to video here!


Brooklyn Bugs Festival

Friday, Sept 1st at Kinfolk 94:  featured speakers, industry leaders, artists, entrepreneurs, visionaries, and chefs!  All edible insect meals provided by our generous sponsors.  

Saturday, Sept 2nd at TBD Brooklyn:  featured an outdoor market, children’s programming, the Entomophatron, interactive photobooth and a lot more.  

Saturday, Sept 2nd at Brooklyn Kitchen:  Bug Banquet with host David George Gordon, and ten course tasting menu featuring edible insects by Dinner Echo

Sunday, Sept 3rd at Guadalupe Inn - community brunch featuring edible insects