Dan Kitwood/Getty Images 13.7: Cosmos And Culture The Katydid Dilemma: Will You Eat Insects? January 17, 2014 Insect-eating is catching on with some in the United States. But it's everyday behavior in many other cultures. Commentator Barbara J. King wonders how meat eaters and vegetarians in the U.S. react to dishes with grasshoppers and katydids as key ingredients.