Friday, May 16, 2008

Let the Joyful News Be Spread ...

... the foie gras ban has been repealed in Chicago. As the mayor pointed out:
He pointed out that foie gras never really went away. It remained legal to buy it at gourmet shops, and restaurants found ways around the ban.

"They can't sell it to you [but] they can put it on your salad and increase your salad by $20," Daley said. "They can put in on a piece of toast and charge you $10 for a piece of toast.

"Does that make sense? This is what government should be doing? Telling you what you should put on toast or on a salad? I mean, think about that."
Read it all here. Via Slashfood.

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