Chef Christopher Gross Expects Another Foie Protest
There are quite a few restaurants serving foie gras in the Valley, but for some reason, Christopher's Restaurant and Crush Lounge have become a favorite target of protesters who consider the production of foie to be animal cruelty.
Chef-owner Christopher Gross says he's had protesters show up at least six or seven times over the last several months, and that they're coming back this weekend.
Turns out, the protesters warn him in advance, in case he decides to take foie off the menu in the meantime. (Something I'm sure will not happen.) The protesters claim they've pressured other local restaurants to take foie gras off their menus, but word on the streets is that you can still order foie at some of these establishments . . . if you ask nicely.
Here's the letter that animal rights activist Dani Thumma sent to Gross regarding the upcoming demonstration:
End Foie Gras in Arizona
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