A state ban on sales of foie gras that went into effect July 1 will remain in place for now while a lawsuit over the law’s constitutionality proceeds, a federal judge said. Read More
It turns out there’s at least one place in San Francisco where diners can gorge themselves on engorged liver.
The restaurant announced Monday that due to the fact that it’s located on federal land in the Presidio, it is exempt from the new state ban on foie gras.
This weekend, to celebrate Bastille Day, the Social Club plans to serve foie gras — and it will become a menu staple. Read More
Foie gras lovers from Los Angeles to San Francisco are flocking to restaurants this week to savor the delicacy before a state ban takes effect Sunday. The taste may not be their last.
Producing or selling the engorged livers of force-fed ducks and geese will be prohibited under the law. Some of those responsible for enforcing it, however, have little interest in pursuing chefs who, say, offer it free, perhaps in conjunction with pricey pieces of toast. Read More
According to the Mayo Clinic, the psychological disorder of “hoarding” is “the excessive collection of items, along with the inability to discard them.” Read More
With the new year comes new laws that Sacramento’s finest spent the year debating, crafting and voting on.
The state’s legislators were busy banning shark fin soup, increasing gun restrictions, advancing gay rights, tackling PG&E’s safety problems and taxing Internet sales. Read More