Chocolate is not the only way to express your affection. A bar in Japan's capital Tokyo has put together a special menu for Valentine's Day - with insects.
A chocolate cake with a bug topping? Yuck! But this special dessert apparently has a few fans. "Crispy on the outside and goes well with chocolate," said one customer.
The Valentine's Day water bug special at the Duran Bar in downtown Tokyo is a genuine surprise because insects are not generally part of Japanese cuisine.
Protein, fat, vitamins and minerals - insects have it all. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), insects are a good source of nutrition.
The water bugs are imported from Thailand. Each portion costs between 5 and 6 euros.
Japan's cocktail scene can also profit from insect infusions. And with 40,000 species of bugs there is certainly room to grow.
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