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Pixie Palace: Box Kite

Tarajia Morrell | Posted 08.05.2014 | Taste
Tarajia Morrell

Now that the Times has shouted about it, I doubt one could hope for an experience quite like ours.

Dan Barber's The Third Plate Shows Farm-to-Table Is Not Enough

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 07.21.2014 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

Just as is true with the local food movement, with farm-to-table dining -- call it what you will -- each little step in the right direction makes a difference, and those little steps taken together form the first leg of the journey toward a better cuisine, healthier, happier eaters, and a truly sustainable food system.

Go With Your Gut: Foie Gras No Worse Than the Rest

Kathy Stevens | Posted 04.01.2014 | Home
Kathy Stevens

One of two surviving ducks gets cleaned up at Catskill Animal Sanctuary Last week, Catskill Animal Sanctuary received a call from the Kingston State...

Nobody Would Eat These Foods If We Called Them By Their Honest Names

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.01.2014 | Taste

Now we know why the name "foie gras" stuck.

Foie Gras Vs. Factory-Farmed Chicken: Which Will Make A Greater Difference?

Jenn Louis | Posted 04.29.2014 | Home
Jenn Louis

Please focus your energy towards something that will make a BIG difference. U.S. factory-farmed chicken is a phenomenally greater issue to be concerned about than the great foie gras debate.

No Reservations, No Problems at This Cathedral of Real Basic French Food

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.23.2014 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

My favorite restaurant in Paris, and the most beautiful one in my opinion as well, is Chez Chartier. Open everyday, the amazing dining room looks straight out of a period movie.

Bangkok Travel: Eating is the Entertainment

Carolyn O'Donnell | Posted 03.01.2014 | Travel
Carolyn O'Donnell

Study the Bangkok skyline at night, and it will feel as if the city is already delivering on some futuristic promise. Eat at some of its dynamic new restaurants, and you can taste it.

Eat Your Organic Veggies, Your Majesty

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 01.31.2014 | Green
Sidonie Sawyer

We know that in England many fine food establishments receive a seal of approval from some members of the sitting monarchy, as soon as a certain numbe...

Foods and Drinks That Are Banned in America

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Countries all over the world have their own lists of edible items that are banned from being imported or consumed. While some of the foods banned in the U.S. may seem obvious -- like the deadly Japanese blowfish -- others might be quite surprising.

Farm Bill Could Overturn Dozens of State Laws. Why Does Tea Party Darling Steve King Want to Centralize Power in Washington?

Bruce Friedrich | Posted 11.26.2013 | Green
Bruce Friedrich

The sale of foie gras is currently illegal in California; Steve King's Farm Bill provision would overturn that law and dozens of others that protect animals, the environment, consumers, and more.

The Regal Vegan: Fooling Jewish Grandmothers w/Faux Gras

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.19.2013 | Taste
Liza de Guia

Meet Ella Nemova, the Founder and Chief Faux Gras-preneur of The Regal Vegan, an artisan food company in Brooklyn focused on decadent vegan treats. Her opinions are fiery, and her suggestions eye-opening.

Ducks Have Law -- and Right -- on Their Side

Kathy Guillermo | Posted 11.04.2013 | Green
Kathy Guillermo

When California's groundbreaking ban on the production and sale of foie gras went into effect last year after a seven-year grace period, the foie gras industry acted like it had been ambushed like an, ahem, sitting duck.

A Huge Blow For Foie Gras Lovers

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 08.30.2013 | Green

A controversial ban on foie gras remains in effect in California today after an appeals court upheld a lower-court's decision not to block the law. ...

10 Ways Foie Gras Has Gone Too Far

Posted 10.01.2013 | Taste

This liver has crossed the line. Seriously.

Why Is Amazon Ducking Animal Cruelty Controversy?

Nathan Runkle | Posted 08.18.2013 | Crime
Nathan Runkle

At Amazon, unconscionably cruel foie gras is still just a click away.

Rachel Tepper

WATCH: Undercover Foie Gras Footage Makes Cruelty Claims

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green

Animal advocacy group Mercy for Animals on Tuesday released undercover footage showing what it calls cruel behavior at Hudson Valley Foie Gras. The vi...

Ethical Foie Gras

Daniel Klein | Posted 06.03.2013 | Taste
Daniel Klein

The incredible story of a family who has managed to produce this delicacy in a humane, sustainable way.

Animal Rights Activists Hack Foie Gras Company Website

The Huffington Post | Carey Polis | Posted 04.26.2013 | Green

In 2012, the state of California made the sale of foie gras illegal, resulting in California-based Sonoma Foie Gras shutting its doors. Meanwhile,...

Why I Had a Tube Shoved Down My Throat on Piccadilly Circus

Ingrid Newkirk | Posted 05.27.2013 | Green
Ingrid Newkirk

Why did we set up a tableau that nearly caused London's taxi drivers to crash into each other on one of the city's busiest streets? Because Fortnum & Mason still has the indecency to sell foie gras, a "fancy foodstuff" that causes so much suffering that it is illegal to produce it in the U.K.

Wine Country Restaurant Sued For Serving Foie Gras

Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.15.2013 | San Francisco

Move over, PETA. Foie gras has a new enemy in California, and it's ready for a fight. The Animal Legal Defense Fund filed suit against Napa Valley'...

Rachel Tepper

When Did PETA Become The Foie Gras Police?

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.12.2013 | Los Angeles

Nearly nine months after the state of California set into law a controversial ban on foie gras, lawsuits abound on both sides of the debate. But only ...

FLOTUS Eats Controversial Meal

Posted 02.15.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama enjoyed a sometimes-forbidden food at a hot D.C. restaurant on the night before Valentine's Day. Fiola decl...

Foie Gras Ban Has Surprising Effect

Posted 01.23.2014 | Home

Many Canadian fortunes were made during Prohibition in the 20s and many Latin American fortune have been bankrolled by the American ban on cocaine and...

These Are a Few of My Favorite Things... to EAT

Karine Bakhoum | Posted 02.17.2013 | Taste
Karine Bakhoum

This season is a time for reflection and I like to reflect on my favorite foods and see the images dancing in my head like sugar plum fairies. So, here are a few of my favorite things... to eat!

A Look Back On The Year In Food

AP | J.M. HIRSCH | Posted 02.17.2013 | Home

Most Americans never will sip the watermelon margarita at Guy Fieri's behemoth Times Square restaurant, nor savor the chicken Alfredo at the Olive Gar...