| Jun 21, 2012
Before Charlie Trotter revealed he had quit serving foie gras and suggested eating the liver of fellow Chicago chef Rick Tramonto, before Ald. Joe Moore proposed that the city ban the sale of the fat livers of force-fed ducks, before the City Council...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 4:01 PM
Short of eating outdoors at one of the multitudinous restaurants on the main square in Brussels, where mussels and fries ("moules frites") are the specialty, you can replicate the experience — minus the airfare — by dining at Brussels Bistro...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 1:56 PM
If you want to eat foie gras in California before July 1, especially at a feast dedicated to the smooth, super-fatted duck liver, your pâté may be seasoned with a grain or two of political theater.
Outside Santa Monica's Mélisse earlier this month, there...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The nation's largest foie gras producer has joined a federal lawsuit just days after a ban was enacted in the state of California.
Foie gras, a French delicacy made from fowl liver that's drawn much ire from animal activists, was...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Now here's a case of constitutional law that involves geese, foodies, animal rights lovers and poultry breeders - and it's all about foie gras.
According to this Courthouse News Service report, a California law that is intended to ban foie gras as...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:43 PM
Chefs are up in arms about the ban on foie gras in California as it is one of the most delectable ingredients to many foodies. The feel of the velvety liver accompanied with the perfect selection of accoutrements is a sure bet for a culinary delight. ...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 3:13 PM
A federal judge on Wednesday denied an attempt by a group of foie gras producers and restaurants to temporarily stall a recently instituted ban on the fatty delicacy.
U.S. District Judge Stephen Wilson in Los Angeles turned down the request from North...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:21 AM
At a farm in southwest France, the president of France took a stand for one of his nation’s most indulgent exports: foie gras.
The delicacy, made from the fatty livers of force-fed ducks and geese, has been banned in California since July 1. Animal...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 10:59 AM
If you think traffic is bad now — just wait. The city of Irvine is in the process of approving more than 10,000 residential units, all within 10 miles of downtown Laguna.
In an effort to raise additional funds for the construction of the Great Park...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 8:32 PM
I'd like to know if the majority of the politicians we elect to go to Sacramento and fix things are incompetent or just addled when we vote them in.
Or is there something in the air up there that makes them act that way once they arrive?
Since Gov. Gray...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Animal advocacy group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals sent a letter Wednesday morning to Hot’s Restaurant Group asking the Hermosa Beach eatery to “swear off foie gras for good.”
In the missive, PETA said it...