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The Week contest: Bugs - September 23, 2011

The European Union has allocated $4.2 million to promote and research the eating of insects as a cheap, low-fat protein source. Please name the first French or Italian restaurant to specialize in serving bugs.

Welcome to The Week's "What Next?" contest, an invitation to test your powers of imagination with challenges inspired by current events.

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Last week's question:  The European Union has allocated $4.2 million to research and promote the eating of insects as a cheap, low-fat protein source, so we asked you to name the first French or Italian restaurant to specialize in serving bugs.

THE WINNER: Beetle Jus Jerry Gilbert,  Hillsborough, NJ 

SECOND PLACE: Le Moulin RoachHans Naumann, Orlando, FL

THIRD PLACE: BeetlemangiaJoe Prenoveau, Baltimore, MD

HONORABLE MENTIONS:La Vie en RoachLinda Manuel, Stockton, NJ 

Winged VictoryRosemarie Stangel, Berea, OH

Mon Ami, Jiminy!Mary Huebner, Santa Rosa, CA 

Queen BistroKathy El-Assal, Middleton, WI

SpidermangiaMary Jo McDonough, Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ

Bon AppetitsetseCarol Biederman, Columbia, CA 

Insect-a-roniAngela James, Westminster, MD

Le Itsy Bitsy BistroRobert Schechter, Dix Hills, NY

Le PapillonLinda Harris, Eugene, OR 

GnattatoriaCraig S. Riley, Sarasota, FL 

GnatatouilleSteve Kaplan, St. Louis Park, MN

Le Cordon Bleu Tail FlyMolly Kaplan, St. Louis Park, MN

The Olarva GardenLarry Kaplan, St. Louis Park, MN

iHOP (Euro-Cricket Cuisine)Peter J. Saputo, Tryon, NC  

Crepe y Crawly'sDonna Boye, Trenton, MI 

Coup de GrasshopperEdmund Conti,  Raleigh, NC 

AntypastoJeffrey Contompasis, Ashburn, VA 

StarbugsLee Thornton, College Park, MD 

Madame ButterfliesDonna Warren, St Pete Beach, FL

Rome Ants RestauranteJoe Vaughan, Westminster, MD

Coq Roche au VinTherese Pratt, Friday Harbor, WA 

Abbugondanza!Jackie Rose, Medfield, MA 

Sacre Blech!Mark Vert, San Anselmo, CA

Arthur CreaturesCindy Kalinoski, York, PA

Bugga BingAnn Knapton,  Boise,  ID 

Ma Bee en RoastTom Linneman, Richmond, VA 

Kafka's KafeJulie Schoshinski, Chanhassen, MN

Pesta and MiteballsAl Weber, Laguna Woods, CA

Beau Weevil Kristen Swastek, Villa Park, IL  

Pupa John’s Len Elliott, Auburn, WA 98002 

Laroach GastronomiqueCharles Gabriel, Jenkintown, PA 

Closed for BusinessKathryn SGE Hennigan, Camillus, NY

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