Digest The News: A Farewell to Foie Gras

Tomorrow, California will officially adopt a ban on this beloved goosey moussey. So for all of you who are friend to the Foie be sure to get your last bites in tonight!

LOS ANGELES – For some Californian diners, this will be an emotional weekend as the statewide ban on foie gras, made by force-feeding ducks and geese, takes effect Sunday.

Animal activists are thrilled – they say the new law has been a long time coming. The most common tactics for producing the product – made from the engorged livers of fattened fowl – are cruel and unnecessary, according to advocacy groups.

The ban, however, will put Sonoma Foie Gras – the only foie gras producer in the state – out of business after 26 years. Its dozen workers will lose their jobs. Read more here.

Since we can’t really give you a recipe for making the Foie, we decided to give you LA Weekly’s list of the 10 best places in LA to enjoy this departing delicacy.

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