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  • Now Mr Durand is about to become a cult figure in the countryside of southwestern France after announcing plans to open a new front in the battle over Gallic gastronomy with what he calls a foie gras museum at his bistrot in Illinois.

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  • The text is larded with distracting verbal tics, including a smattering of needless Gallicisms—such as noting that she had problems with her "foie" aka, liver—local color thickened to impasto.

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  • He predicted that if the ban passed, restaurants would just call the foie gras something else because city inspectors wouldnt be testing what actually was on customers plates.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • As of the 16th century, these fattened livers, yet to be dubbed foie gras, remained more a regional novelty than a staple of fine dining in France.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • Bourdain, who calls foie gras one of the worlds 10 great flavors, argued that although Trotter might not see himself as an advocate, he nonetheless was a highly influential chef giving comfort and succor to the forces of evilDeep inside, most of us believe that the people who agree with Charlie and PETA will win the day.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • The Noah filing even refers to foie gras as gastronomic entertainment in an effort to link this case to the crocodile one.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • Despite acknowledging the pitfalls of criminalizing what had been a government-supported practice, Strasberg-Cohen concludes that the regulations do not stand up to the test of prohibition of abuse of the lawThe regulations should still reflect the price our society is willing to pay in order to produce the delicacy known as foie gras.

    The Foie Gras Wars

  • Finally, after about 4 weeks, the surviving birds are slaughtered, and their enlarged diseased livers are harvested for the gourmet delicacy known as foie gras.

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  • "Geese force-fed and then slaughtered for their livers may get their final revenge on people who favor the delicacy known as foie gras: It may transmit a little-known disease known as amyloidosis, researchers reported on Monday," Reuters reports from Washington:

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  • The foie was a napoleon with wilted, sliced lemongrass in its composition and, again, the sauces used as color on the plate.

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