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Foie Gras

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Zagat | Posted 08.13.2012 | Los Angeles

Before the foie gras ban takes effect, Petrossian is featuring a special five-course menu through all month.

A Brief History Of The War On Foie Gras

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 08.12.2012 | Huffington

One of the best things about food is its subjectivity. What we eat is mostly dictated by our likes and dislikes, with no primary driving force beyond ...

50 Shades of Foie Gras

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 06.04.2012 | Los Angeles
Andrea R. Vaucher

Like the food of those in whose kitchen she previously toiled -- Thomas Keller, Mariio Batali -- getting creative to Giselle Wellman means keeping things fairly simple.

Maison Giraud -- Wonderful French Restaurant in Palisades!

Jay Weston | Posted 07.31.2012 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Maison Giraud is a wonder! It's a smart, sophisticated, casually elegant restaurant with authentic, superb three-star quality food at affordable prices.

PHOTOS: Best Places To Indulge In Foie Gras Before The Ban

David J. Duman | Posted 07.30.2012 | Los Angeles
David J. Duman

June is almost upon us, which brings us to the (technically) last 30 days in which it is legal to sell foie gras in California. So now that you only have one month left to legally indulge in this delicacy, where in L.A. are the top spots to find it?

Why The Foie Gras Debate Misses The Mark

Claudia Bicen | Posted 07.18.2012 | San Francisco
Claudia Bicen

The biggest question for me is to what extent an abject disregard for the welfare of sentient beings can ever be justified in the name of luxury.

Along for the Ride: Caviar and Foie Gras at Petrossian West Hollywood

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 07.15.2012 | Los Angeles
Andrea R. Vaucher

When I lived in Paris, my boyfriend and I would go often to A Douchka in the Marais and eat blini after blini topped with those glistening, steel-grey pearls. But it's been awhile since I've indulged in a true caviar-orgy.

WATCH: Foie Gras Food Fight At Melisse

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.15.2012 | Los Angeles

Animal rights activists and foodies faced off Monday night over foie gras, a controversial French delicacy that's soon to be banned in California. ...

Bourdain Goes Off On Foie Gras Opponents

Posted 05.12.2012 | Home

The foie gras debate is heating up as certain protestors have adopted bullying tactics, sometimes illegal, to get their point across. And certain food...

Foie Gras Opponents Allege 'Diseased Organs' In New Lawsuit

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 05.09.2012 | Home

The foie gras debate is seemingly endless -- animal rights activists are never going to say that they support it, and it's unlikely that chefs are eve...

Animal Groups Sue USDA for Ignoring Poultry Products Inspection Act

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Bruce Friedrich

Science backs up common sense: Shoving pipes down birds' throat several times a day and pumping them so full of food that their livers become diseased and balloon up is horribly cruel.

Robin Wilkey

PHOTOS: Celebrity Chefs Campaign To Save Foie Gras | Robin Wilkey | Posted 05.01.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Coalition for Humane and Ethical Farming Standards (CHEFS) delivered a charter to State Assembly Speaker John Perez Monday urging...

Wolfgang Puck Pens Letter To Restaurants Serving Foie Gras

| Posted 03.01.2012 | San Francisco

This article comes to us courtesy of SF Weekly's SFoodie. By Laura Beck Earlier this month, Wolfgang Puck, perhaps California's most famous chef...

PETA: Don't Give Stars To Restaurants That Serve Foie Gras, Shark Fin Soup

Posted 02.08.2012 | Home

There are plenty of reasons to dislike the Michelin Guide -- one can claim that it has a bias toward extremely expensive restaurants, that its descrip...

Pairing Wines With Daring Food at Lola's of Great Neck

Brad Haskel | Posted 03.31.2012 | Home
Brad Haskel

America's suburbs rarely support extremes of anything. So, when a chef like Michael Ginor opened his personal cuisine restaurant, Lola, in Great Neck in September 2009, I got involved and waited to see how daring he would be.

Wendy's Foie Gras Hamburger

Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

Wendy's is re-launching in Tokyo, Japan today, and it looks like the chain might be going after a slightly richer clientele. One of the new menu items...

'1%' Burger Comes With Foie Gras, Gold Leaf (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- BLT Steak's new politically-charged burger menu isn't shying away from hot topics. The menu, which rotates on a daily basis, includes bu...

8 Foods That Should Be Restricted Before Foie Gras

Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

In eight months, the sale of foie gras will be illegal in California. Although animal rights activists may be cheering, several prominent chefs are di...

Just Eaten: Foie Gras French Toast at The Columbia Room

THe Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 11.26.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If there are two things that shouldn't go together but do oh so very well, then it must be the foie gras French toast at the Columbia Ro...

PHOTOS: World's Best Duty-Free Scores

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.16.2011 | Travel
The Daily Meal

Duty-free shops have become retail destinations in their own right, offering coveted items at discounted prices and new things you actually can't get anywhere else.

Foie Gras With A Side Of Red Tape

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.07.2011 | San Francisco

Foie gras lovers had better order up now, because come July 2012, the dish will be illegal in California. The legislation was signed into effect b...

On the Culture Front: Koi and Perro Salado

Chris Kompanek | Posted 10.11.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Hidden away in the Bryant Park Hotel, the swanky sushi resto Koi provides a tranquil counterpart to the bustle of midtown traffic outside its door.

Foie Gras Wars Intensify On Global And Local Levels

Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

The foie gras debate has gone on seemingly forever; at least long enough for a 368-page book about the controversy. The manifestations are many, but e...

Activists Hate Foie Gras Donuts, Protest Restaurant

Posted 09.18.2011 | New York

Vegan blogger Annie Hartnett is so outraged by Brooklyn restaurant Do Or Dine's foie gras donuts, that she's started a petition in protest. "Foie g...

Commerce Restaurant's Incredible Roast Chicken

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky