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Food Police Strike!

2007-04-02 22:10:42.418271+00 by petronius 1 comments

With all the entrys on food around here, here's another: Chicago has issued its first punishment for the recently enacted Foie Gras ban. A restarunt called Hot Doug's has been advertising a goose liver-laced hot dog for some time, but now they've been assessed $250. First they came for the foie gras..... PS click on the link for Hot Doug's Rock theme song, with the deathless lyric "I want the feel, I want the taste, I want the meat that's been encased..."

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#Comment Re: made: 2007-04-03 14:47:52.275981+00 by: Dan Lyke

On the lyrics: Giggle. And Hot Doug's has been mentioned before on Flutterby, from what I remember then I'm not surprised that they're the ones pushing the ban.

I think what gets me most about the whole foie gras uproar is that it seems to me to very much be a movement by people who've never really been a part of or understood the process by which foods get from the farm to the table. It's more knee-jerk "it's unfamiliar to us, therefore it's icky" ness.

It's times like this when I really appreciate that I've mucked out a stall or two and helped cut up a carcass.