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A Junior Library Guild Selection

2018 VLA Graphic Novel Diversity Award Winner

2019 Prism Award Winner

"This fresh and tasty comic provides an enticing introduction to a less-traveled area of cuisine." -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

Simply delightful. -- BOOK RIOT

You moved cross-country to work at a bug restaurant. There's no way I'm gonna miss what happens next.

Yarrow is a young chef determined to make her mark on the cutting edge of cookery with her insect-based creations. Though her enthusiasm is infectious, it rubs some of her fellow cooks the wrong way, especially Chanda Flores, Yarrow's personal hero and executive chef of an exciting new restaurant. Her people have been eating bugs for centuries, and she's deeply suspicious of this newbie's attempt to turn her traditions into the next foodie trend. While Chanda and her scrappy team of talented devotees struggle to open on time, Yarrow must win over Chanda -- and Milani, the neighbor she's been crushing on for weeks -- or lose this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to achieve her dreams.

Co-written with chef and food writer Soleil Ho (Edible Manhattan, Bitch), Blue Delliquanti's sweet coming-of-age story takes us deep into a world of art, mystery, and memory on the culinary frontier.

About the Author

Blue Delliquanti is a comic artist based in Minneapolis. She is the author of the Lambda Literary Award-nominated comic O Human Star, which has updated at since 2012. Her work has also appeared in various anthologies, including Beyond, New World, and FTL, Y'all. Soleil Ho is a Vietnamese American chef, writer, and podcaster. Her writing has appeared in Brooklyn Magazine, The Atlas Review, Paste, Oh She Goes, Edible Manhattan, TASTE, and Bitch. She hosts two podcasts: Bitch Media's revered Propaganda, and Racist Sandwich, an award-nominated podcast on food and intersectional politics

Product Details
ISBN: 9781945820304
ISBN-10: 1945820306
Publisher: Iron Circus Comics
Publication Date: December 25th, 2018
Pages: 150
Language: English