| 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...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 9:32 PM
Wow, tonight’s episode of “Top Chef” marks a turning point in the season. With seven cheftestants left, Tom ships them back to San Antonio directly after Restaurant Wars. Sleep-deprived, mentally and physically exhausted, and on the edge...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:50 AM
A dozen years ago, Daniel Boulud made headlines by serving what some people called the most-expensive hamburger in New York at his DB Bistro Moderne.
The $27 burger now costs $34 — at least at his 14-month-old Miami DB — and it is in many...
| Sep 27, 2012
Can a four-star meal begin with fried smelts and end with a Butterfinger bar? My last dinner at Sixteen says yes.
These are uncertain times for four-star dining in Chicago. Since last September, four previous top-rated restaurants have closed up shop...
| 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...
| Feb 23, 2012
When food lovers head to Paris these days, the savvier bypass the Michelin-starred restaurants entirely and seek out the small, sometimes funky bistros where passionate young cooks are turning out wonderful food at affordable prices. Spaces — and...