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What Is the Future of Meat?

Welcome to Chow Bella's Bites & Dishes, where Valley chefs and restaurateurs respond to a question New Times food critic Laura Hahnefeld has on her mind. Have a question you'd like to ask? E-mail [email protected]

For many years, meat's been the star attraction of the American plate. But with the world's population increasing, the demand for sustainably raised meat booming, and with an industry in need of serious change, can meat continue to play the same role it always has 20 to 50 years from now?

I picked the brains of Valley chefs and restaurateurs and asked them to do some crystal-ball gazing on the future of meat. Here's what they had to say.