[FONT=times new roman]The chef at Kings Arms at Fleggburghopted out of serving the decadent dish during Valentine’s Day dinner this weekend after being subjected to “harassment” by activists who threatened to protest the menu, the *Guardian *reports. Foie gras is traditionally made by force feeding geese until their liver becomes enlarged.[/FONT]
[FONT=times new roman]Mark Dixon, an award winning chef, posted the Valentine’s Day menu on Facebook in January. For 50 pounds per person, diners could indulge in a specialty tasting menu that included vodka cured salmon and grilled halibut. Also on the menu, foie gras and chicken liver parfait which drew the ire of activists. Soon after the menu was posted, the restaurant was reportedly bombarded with phone calls, threats, and fake reservations.[/FONT]
Honestly this is ridiculous to think someone would threaten people because they hate meat.