Dayton pizzeria serves up pie with cicadas

Miami Valley News

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Some customers decided to ask a local restaurant to put cicadas on their pizza.

The Pizza Bandit agreed and went live on Facebook with what they said was an expert pizza panel to discuss all things cicada pizza and test the spicy thai cicada pizza. The pizza included a variety of toppings such as miso hoisin sriracha sauce, mushroom, cabbage, green onion, mango and, of course, blanched and sautéed locally foraged cicadas.

If you’re looking to try out the insect topped pie, you won’t be able to. The restaurant said it was just a one time thing, but everyone said it was delicious.

“You can NOT get this pizza by the slice or whole pie because we’re not even sure if we legally can sell you locally foraged Cicadas but there’s tons of other delicious pizzas to round out your Sunday at iampizzabandit.com.

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